Strange Fruit

Strange Fruit

Kelsey L. Arrington Strange Fruit Strange Fruit explores the nexus of American society’s sexualization and demonization of black women. In a series of digital, photographic collages, Arrington invites the viewer to partake in the voyeuristic pleasure of watching black...
Not for Consumption

Not for Consumption

Kelsey L. Arrington Not for Consumption Black women in America are pressured to assimilate to a society that both lusts for and plots against their bodies. This series of photographs explores the duality of sexualization and violence Black women experience daily. ...
Ritual

Ritual

Kelsey L. Arrington Ritual In the Yoruba tradition, Oshun is recognized as the goddess of love and sweet waters; a bringer of prosperity and success. I honor the beauty, grace and divinity of the goddess Oshun with this series.  Kelsey Arrington Ode to Oshun 2019...
Palette

Palette

Kelsey L. Arrington Palette text Kelsey Arrington Palette No. 1 2019 Kelsey Arrington Palette No. 2 2019 Kelsey Arrington Palette No....
Constructing Culture

Constructing Culture

Kelsey L. Arrington  Constructing Culture Constructing Culture, my BFA Thesis project, is the result of a year long research project on the the Maasai tribe, a semi-nomadic pastoral people whose land stretches across Kenya and northern Tanzania. Set and costume...