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I am Melanin




Overview

University extended study project; to create a body of work that reflected an issue that was personal. Focusing on promoting beauty in darker skin women .

Problem

Due to negative history against black people as well as the lack of representation of darker skin women in the media, this has caused many in society to view eurocentric features as the standard level of beauty. 

Solution

To create a campaign series using social media of mantras that blac women say to themselves.

Outcome

A campaign series of posters which were exhibited at the Arnolfini and was later issued for more exhibtion spaces within Bristol.