Esther Akintoye

The Contributors portrait

Bio

Esther Akintoye is a Nigerian-American student at the Rhode Island School of Design studying Interior Architecture. With a background in photography she’s interested in the tangible and intangible ways narratives are built.

What does black joy look like to you?

My black joy is found in the beautiful variations of being black.

All images still remain Untitled within the umbrella project “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film. A celebration of different Black hair styles
All images still remain Untitled within the umbrella project “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film. A celebration of different Black hair styles
Untitled 1, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 1, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 2, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 2, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 3, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 3, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 4, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 4, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 5, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 5, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 6, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.
Untitled 6, “My Black Hair”. 2018, 35mm film.