Black intimacy isn’t often photographed. And when it is, it can be hyper-sexualized or portrayed unrealistically. As people of color however, we know what black intimacy looks like.
We know it's those moments of laughter, the slight and gentle touches, the deep connection you feel with your partner. Black intimacy exists just as intimacy exists amongst other races.
Intimacy is intimacy. It should be displayed in its variety and not the monolith we find on the web.
When we began the process of creating a moodboard for the vision we saw. Here’s is what we stumbled upon.
The lack of diversity was astounding.