Details:

This photo, an intimate moment between two Black figures, reinvents notions of creativity and confidence in the realm of Blackness by focusing on the frequently overlooked beauties of the Black experience: skin, texture, trauma, peace, love and community.
Unframed
Edition of 5
Signed

① Artwork:

When Hands Touch, from East Durham Love

This photo captures an intimate moment between two figures. The focus of the image is on the beauty of the figures' hands and skin and their tender connection; the figures' faces are not in the composition. Carter's work highlights the aesthetics and sociopolitical aspects of Black life. Her images also reinvent notions of creativity and confidence in the realm of Blackness by focusing on the frequently overlooked beauties of the Black experience: skin, texture, trauma, peace, love and community.

“Something that I took for granted for so long was what it feels like to be close to people and just touch someone. There’s this vulnerability that comes from being with someone that you allow to get this close to and truly touch you, whether it be physically mentally or just emotionally.” — Kennedi Carter 

Specs:

20 inches
26.5 inches

③ Artist:

Kennedi Carter

Kennedi Carter’s photography focuses primarily on Black subjects, highlighting the aesthetics and sociopolitical aspects of Black life. Her work explores the overlooked beauties of the Black experience: skin, texture, trauma, peace, love and community. Through her images, Carter aims to reinvent notions of creativity and confidence in the realm of Blackness.

Kennedi Carter:
When Hands Touch, from East Durham Love, 2018
Archival pigment print
26.5 × 20.0 inches /