GOLD is a series that celebrates African life and melanin beauty.
GOLD is a substance forcely stripped and stolen from Africa during colonial times. In these modern times, GOLD is still being corruptly stripped away from African shores.
In this series of portraits; the GOLD is returned back to the African people. Its celebrated in the background of each portrait and symbolises the inner wealth of the subject as well as the natural wealth of the continent.
Each individual Shown is GOLDEN in their own right. This precious metal resides not only in the background but also within their soul and symbolises natural royalty that can never be stolen nor stripped away.