SOPHIA NAHLI ALLISON, 30
BORN: Los Angeles, CA
RESIDES: Durham, NC + Los Angeles, CA
EDUCATION: MA in Visual Communication, UNC Chapel Hill; BA in Photojournalism, Columbia College Chicago
GRANTS/RESIDENCIES: Getty Creative Bursary Grant, Glassbreaker Films Catalyst Grant, Artist in Residence: The Center for Photography at Woodstock
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Egos have got to go. We must dismantle systems that have been put in place by a white hegemonic society. We must trust new voices and ideas. We cannot expect to build new visions of a future when we continue using the same foundation that were never meant for us. When we recycle the same hierarchical system we do ourselves and others a disservice.
Solange is someone I’d love to shoot. I have my eye on a lot of residencies and fellowships. I desire the agency needed to create the work of my soul, not work that engages with capitalism or instant gratification.
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