Wynwood, Miami

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Usually when I visit Miami, it’s about sun, sea, shopping and the Winter Music Conference
but this time I wanted to see more. So when someone whispered ‘Wynwood’, I thought, why not; I love art, I love fashion, I love food, dance and music.  
The vibrant murals on just about every wall or building made me feel as if I were in fantasy land. And there is a relaxing energy that comes with being surrounded by everything arts and crafts. What an inspiring experience. One I’d definitely recommend. 

 

 

 

 

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Wynwood, 2017

 

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“Katherine Johnson had an oscar moment.” they said.
But these kinds of stories must not be limited to ‘moments’. They should be. Always.

 

 

 

What we’re reading today…

“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.” 

 

Source: mymodernmet.com

No man is an island…

 

No man is an island,
Entire of itself,
Every man is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.
If a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less.
As well as if a promontory were.
As well as if a manor of thy friend’s
Or of thine own were:
Any man’s death diminishes me,
Because I am involved in mankind,
And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls;
It tolls for thee. – John Donne

 

(VisualPoetry, Alicia Eggert)

try walking in my heels

“Before you criticize a woman, try walking in her high heels.” 
― Ljupka Cvetanova

..love harder 

Where There Are Scars…There is Healing

The SCAR Project Blog

[Today’s guest post is from my beautiful friend/SCAR sister Jocelyn. I met Jocelyn while producing and promoting The SCAR Project Cincinnati Exhibition. Jocelyn’s stunningly beautiful SCAR portrait, taken with her stunningly beautiful daughter, Nayilah. The cool thing about this portrait, is that it was actually taken during the Cincinnati exhibition, in one of the gallery, which we walled off and turned into a photo shoot area.]

Guest Post by Jocelyn Whitfield Banks

This blog is in tribute to The Scar Project and to that frightening, but awe-inspiring moment when I took off my clothes for fashion photographer David Jay, allowing him to photograph my scars from mulitple battles with breast cancer. In 2002 a diagnosis of an aggressive breast cancer prompted the decision for a bilateral mastectomy just 30 days after my 25th birthday had come and gone.

After a second diagnosis, seven reconstruction surgeries later, and hundreds of thousands of…

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