We Are Our Ancestors

X Gallery

Nov. 29, 2018, 06:00 am

163 Malcolm X Boulevard, 118th street
PHONE 504 577 1268


We are our Ancestors

Each portrait has a specific meaning and embodies rich African culture. Pairing each capture with modern African art, she produced a blend traditional portraits with abstract sensitivity. Each portrait is accompanied with historical content.

Ceres Henry known artistically as Diaja, is recognized for storytelling though various photographic series, which are often inspired by current events, Black and African culture, and social disparities. Her work has caught the attention of various publications including Vogue Italia, Huffington Post, and recently Black Enterprise to name a few.

Diaja prides herself in not only creating photos appealing to the eyes of her audience, but thought provoking/ educational photos that raise awareness of the world around her.

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