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Press Release

Nydia Blas’s narrative photographs delicately weave stories concerning circumstance, value, and power. Through her imagery she creates a physical and allegorical space, presented through a Black feminine lens, that straddles the boundaries of documentary and surrealism. The result is an environment that is dependent upon the belief that in order to maintain resiliency, a magical outlook is …

Nydia Blas’s narrative photographs delicately weave stories concerning circumstance, value, and power. Through her imagery she creates a physical and allegorical space, presented through a Black feminine lens, that straddles the boundaries of documentary and surrealism. The result is an environment that is dependent upon the belief that in order to maintain resiliency, a magical outlook is necessary.

Presented in the Garey Gallery, Whatever You Like is a concise exhibition exploring the ways in which Black girls learn to reclaim themselves for their own pleasure. As girls are taught to see …

Location

833 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA, US
Tue – Sun, 11AM – 6PM