Beautiful portrait by She’s Mercedes — a new online platform dedicated to inspiring, connecting and empowering women from all walks of life. Their latest video focuses on Mihaela Noroc, a photographer from Romania who has spent the past three years traveling the world in search of different definitions of female beauty.
She’s Mercedes caught up with Noroc in Cape Town to discuss her ongoing portrait project: The Atlas of Beauty. Highlighting Noroc’s role in challenging the conventions of traditional beauty photography, the profile also features some of Noroc’s diverse subjects including a young dancer, poet and café owner. Check out the video and more images below!
Transformative work by South African artist Faith47. Her first solo show, Aqua Regalia – Chapter Two, runs from November 19th to December 19th at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York City. “Aqua Regalia” refers to the alchemical process of dissolving gold. Using a variety of materials and techniques (graphite, spray paint, ink, photography, collage, found objects), Faith’s work is concerned with the valuation and transformation of things that have been lost or overlooked. Check out more images below!