Daria Werbowy by Mikael Jansson for Interview May 2010

daria interview Daria Werbowy by Mikael Jansson for <em>Interview</em> May 2010

The latest issue of Interview Magazine features Daria Werbowy as the center of attention with the steamy, Let’s Get Lost, by Mikael Jansson. Unfortunately, it is the editorial’s core cast of talented models such as Sedene Blake, Ajak Deng, Salieu Jalloh and Oraine Barrett that get lost in the misguided role of background noise.

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  • http://fashionography.wordpress.com FASHIONOGRAPHY

    lol, oh man…

  • http://fashionography.wordpress.com FASHIONOGRAPHY

    lol, oh man…

  • http://fashionography.wordpress.com FASHIONOGRAPHY

    lol, oh man…

  • Cameron

    mmm fashion porn!

  • Cameron

    mmm fashion porn!

  • Cameron

    mmm fashion porn!

  • http://www.aniaboniecka.blogspot.com Ania

    its the same pose in every photo

  • http://www.aniaboniecka.blogspot.com Ania

    its the same pose in every photo

  • YoungV

    too much going on

    but i like the first pic a lot

  • YoungV

    too much going on

    but i like the first pic a lot

  • http://intro2life.blogspot.com nek

    i don't know how i feel about this

  • http://intro2life.blogspot.com nek

    i don't know how i feel about this

  • kit

    I don't know what strikes me as worse. The thought that whoever came up with the idea for this was completely oblivious to the shitstorm it's going to create or the thought that whoever came up with the idea for this was completely aware of the shitstorm it's going to create and rolled with it anyway. Either way it's shame because I think the photography is really great.

    • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

      Hi, Kit. I am pretty sure they were not oblivious, and even meant to cause controversy… after all, we are all talking about it! Lol

      • kit

        What you've said is kind of what my underlying point was, it must not have been as clear as I intended. I think using race/racial stereotypes as a way to be, as you said, controversial, is irresponsible. Furthermore, it's a cheap shot, if indeed the goal was to stir up some conversation.

        I don't know…like I said I love the photography, but I can't not take exception to this black-models-as-props vibe going on here. People are not props.

        • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

          Agreed.

        • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

          Agreed.

      • kit

        What you've said is kind of what my underlying point was, it must not have been as clear as I intended. I think using race/racial stereotypes as a way to be, as you said, controversial, is irresponsible. Furthermore, it's a cheap shot, if indeed the goal was to stir up some conversation.

        I don't know…like I said I love the photography, but I can't not take exception to this black-models-as-props vibe going on here. People are not props.

    • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

      Hi, Kit. I am pretty sure they were not oblivious, and even meant to cause controversy… after all, we are all talking about it! Lol

  • kit

    I don't know what strikes me as worse. The thought that whoever came up with the idea for this was completely oblivious to the shitstorm it's going to create or the thought that whoever came up with the idea for this was completely aware of the shitstorm it's going to create and rolled with it anyway. Either way it's shame because I think the photography is really great.

    • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

      Hi, Kit. I am pretty sure they were not oblivious, and even meant to cause controversy… after all, we are all talking about it! Lol

      • kit

        What you've said is kind of what my underlying point was, it must not have been as clear as I intended. I think using race/racial stereotypes as a way to be, as you said, controversial, is irresponsible. Furthermore, it's a cheap shot, if indeed the goal was to stir up some conversation.

        I don't know…like I said I love the photography, but I can't not take exception to this black-models-as-props vibe going on here. People are not props.

        • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

          Agreed.

  • Cameron

    what shit storm?? and why?

    • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

      Hi Cameron. The reason that this is controversial, and many may find this offensive is because the setting is basically an orgy pit, showcasing Daria's 'light' complexion against a backdrop/sea of 'dark' skinned, oiled up bodies. It brings up many issues involving race, sex and class…

      If you care to, scroll down the list of comments to see the rest of my 'take'

    • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

      Hi Cameron. The reason that this is controversial, and many may find this offensive is because the setting is basically an orgy pit, showcasing Daria's 'light' complexion against a backdrop/sea of 'dark' skinned, oiled up bodies. It brings up many issues involving race, sex and class…

      If you care to, scroll down the list of comments to see the rest of my 'take'

    • kit

      lol irl if you are serious…

    • kit

      lol irl if you are serious…

  • Cameron

    what shit storm?? and why?

    • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

      Hi Cameron. The reason that this is controversial, and many may find this offensive is because the setting is basically an orgy pit, showcasing Daria's 'light' complexion against a backdrop/sea of 'dark' skinned, oiled up bodies. It brings up many issues involving race, sex and class…

      If you care to, scroll down the list of comments to see the rest of my 'take'

    • kit

      lol irl if you are serious…

  • Petit Bizou

    I think it's kind of fabulous. I mean, there isn't too much going on if you look at the pictures for what they are, there's lots to look at and it's a nice change (I don't think I'm the only one who's bored of a plain white back-drop and a pretty face). They have depth! The theme is easy enough to follow, you just have to appreciate how well they followed their plot. And the photography is amazing…

    • Fern

      Despite the fact I like the photography, I can't ignore the racism in it. The white woman looks like she's entranced by the black people that want to sexually devour her. The theme… Sexual experimentation? Doesn't seem really deep, just erotic. The wildness of it makes it alluring, even if you hate it.

    • Fern

      Despite the fact I like the photography, I can't ignore the racism in it. The white woman looks like she's entranced by the black people that want to sexually devour her. The theme… Sexual experimentation? Doesn't seem really deep, just erotic. The wildness of it makes it alluring, even if you hate it.

  • Petit Bizou

    I think it's kind of fabulous. I mean, there isn't too much going on if you look at the pictures for what they are, there's lots to look at and it's a nice change (I don't think I'm the only one who's bored of a plain white back-drop and a pretty face). They have depth! The theme is easy enough to follow, you just have to appreciate how well they followed their plot. And the photography is amazing…

  • Petit Bizou

    I think it's kind of fabulous. I mean, there isn't too much going on if you look at the pictures for what they are, there's lots to look at and it's a nice change (I don't think I'm the only one who's bored of a plain white back-drop and a pretty face). They have depth! The theme is easy enough to follow, you just have to appreciate how well they followed their plot. And the photography is amazing…

    • Fern

      Despite the fact I like the photography, I can't ignore the racism in it. The white woman looks like she's entranced by the black people that want to sexually devour her. The theme… Sexual experimentation? Doesn't seem really deep, just erotic. The wildness of it makes it alluring, even if you hate it.

  • http://backlessdress.blogspot.com The Editor

    is she supposed to be chet???

  • http://backlessdress.blogspot.com The Editor

    is she supposed to be chet???

  • http://backlessdress.blogspot.com The Editor

    is she supposed to be chet???

  • Dave

    I do like the look and the idea, but as others have said, it does seem a little too busy.

  • Dave

    I do like the look and the idea, but as others have said, it does seem a little too busy.

  • Dave

    I do like the look and the idea, but as others have said, it does seem a little too busy.

  • nicholas

    the one in picture 7, is it Nyabel from last time Janice Dickinson's modelling agency?

  • nicholas

    the one in picture 7, is it Nyabel from last time Janice Dickinson's modelling agency?

  • nicholas

    the one in picture 7, is it Nyabel from last time Janice Dickinson's modelling agency?

  • anonymous

    Wow, I've never seen so many black folk in one fashion spread. Of course, they're drinking, dancing and hyper-sexualized.

  • anonymous

    Wow, I've never seen so many black folk in one fashion spread. Of course, they're drinking, dancing and hyper-sexualized.

  • anonymous

    Wow, I've never seen so many black folk in one fashion spread. Of course, they're drinking, dancing and hyper-sexualized.

  • anonymous

    …and gang banging the white girl

  • anonymous

    …and gang banging the white girl

  • anonymous

    …and gang banging the white girl

  • http://whattafox.blogspot.com h a u t e . m e s s

    Uhhh. I like the concept of seeing more depth in editorials too, but this is not what I was thinking. I don't know where the hell to look. This is just straight up weird and trashy (not the good kind of trashy). I think the photography's pretty average.

    • theglossyqueen

      that's the exact word i was thinking. this is sooooo trashy and yes, not in a good way. the photo of daria in that pink one-piece with her legs spread just makes me want to cringe. i do love seeing people of color, but the way in which they are depicted in this just disgusts me – as someone said earlier 'gang banging the white girl' in reality she'd be the last one everyone would be looking at. Come on fashion get over your obsession with WHITE as RIGHT. its old and uninteresting.

      this editorial gets 2 thumbs way down.

    • theglossyqueen

      that's the exact word i was thinking. this is sooooo trashy and yes, not in a good way. the photo of daria in that pink one-piece with her legs spread just makes me want to cringe. i do love seeing people of color, but the way in which they are depicted in this just disgusts me – as someone said earlier 'gang banging the white girl' in reality she'd be the last one everyone would be looking at. Come on fashion get over your obsession with WHITE as RIGHT. its old and uninteresting.

      this editorial gets 2 thumbs way down.

    • bla

      ok i understand anyone being uncomfortable with how sexual it is (even though I am not), but the photography is pretty great.

    • bla

      ok i understand anyone being uncomfortable with how sexual it is (even though I am not), but the photography is pretty great.

  • http://whattafox.blogspot.com h a u t e . m e s s

    Uhhh. I like the concept of seeing more depth in editorials too, but this is not what I was thinking. I don't know where the hell to look. This is just straight up weird and trashy (not the good kind of trashy). I think the photography's pretty average.

  • http://whattafox.blogspot.com h a u t e . m e s s

    Uhhh. I like the concept of seeing more depth in editorials too, but this is not what I was thinking. I don't know where the hell to look. This is just straight up weird and trashy (not the good kind of trashy). I think the photography's pretty average.

    • theglossyqueen

      that's the exact word i was thinking. this is sooooo trashy and yes, not in a good way. the photo of daria in that pink one-piece with her legs spread just makes me want to cringe. i do love seeing people of color, but the way in which they are depicted in this just disgusts me – as someone said earlier 'gang banging the white girl' in reality she'd be the last one everyone would be looking at. Come on fashion get over your obsession with WHITE as RIGHT. its old and uninteresting.

      this editorial gets 2 thumbs way down.

    • bla

      ok i understand anyone being uncomfortable with how sexual it is (even though I am not), but the photography is pretty great.

  • http://cecilieharris.blogspot.com Cecilie Harris

    Why all the negativity on these photos, I LOVE them! I love the chaos in the and I don't care if there is anything technically wrong to complain about. I obviously love fashion porn lol

  • http://cecilieharris.blogspot.com Cecilie Harris

    Why all the negativity on these photos, I LOVE them! I love the chaos in the and I don't care if there is anything technically wrong to complain about. I obviously love fashion porn lol

  • http://cecilieharris.blogspot.com Cecilie Harris

    Why all the negativity on these photos, I LOVE them! I love the chaos in the and I don't care if there is anything technically wrong to complain about. I obviously love fashion porn lol

  • ka be

    fabulous, gorgeous !

  • ka be

    fabulous, gorgeous !

  • ka be

    fabulous, gorgeous !

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/Sahaz1 Sahaz1

    remind Steven Meisel "make love not war" = )
    its pretty work ! great

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/Sahaz1 Sahaz1

    remind Steven Meisel "make love not war" = )
    its pretty work ! great

  • ucef r jager

    i love the colors !! this is great

  • ucef r jager

    i love the colors !! this is great

  • ucef r jager

    i love the colors !! this is great

  • http://wedding.obrostek.com Szymon

    so many things on these pics

  • http://wedding.obrostek.com Szymon

    so many things on these pics

  • http://wedding.obrostek.com Szymon

    so many things on these pics

  • alex

    this is so wierd

  • alex

    this is so wierd

  • alex

    this is so wierd

  • http://twitter.com/valkocompany @valkocompany

    Just perfect

  • http://twitter.com/valkocompany @valkocompany

    Just perfect

  • http://twitter.com/valkocompany @valkocompany

    Just perfect

  • Anonymous

    not sure i understand the concept. what's supposed to be going on here? some of the models are amazing, though.

  • Anonymous

    not sure i understand the concept. what's supposed to be going on here? some of the models are amazing, though.

  • Anonymous

    not sure i understand the concept. what's supposed to be going on here? some of the models are amazing, though.

  • Merel

    Daria is such a strong model.

  • Merel

    Daria is such a strong model.

  • Merel

    Daria is such a strong model.

  • Bikey

    These could have perfectly been Steven Klein´s

  • Bikey

    These could have perfectly been Steven Klein´s

  • http://SensualityNews.com Anne of Carversville

    If you think there's too much 'going on' here, then you never looked at temple walls in India, Cambodia and those parts of the world where sensuality is totally embedded into the cultural monuments. Agree it's totally decadent, mixing subliminal Indian goddesses with the fall of Rome and our secular culture gone wild, but I'm with the minority who like it. Sexuality is not tidy. Also, this is a reality check across the ages. For every three moralistic Puritans, there's the underbelly of civilization. The French know shadows is where the real createurs live, and it's not always pretty or in Barbie girl, pitch-perfect focus.

  • http://SensualityNews.com Anne of Carversville

    If you think there's too much 'going on' here, then you never looked at temple walls in India, Cambodia and those parts of the world where sensuality is totally embedded into the cultural monuments. Agree it's totally decadent, mixing subliminal Indian goddesses with the fall of Rome and our secular culture gone wild, but I'm with the minority who like it. Sexuality is not tidy. Also, this is a reality check across the ages. For every three moralistic Puritans, there's the underbelly of civilization. The French know shadows is where the real createurs live, and it's not always pretty or in Barbie girl, pitch-perfect focus.

  • http://SensualityNews.com Anne of Carversville

    If you think there's too much 'going on' here, then you never looked at temple walls in India, Cambodia and those parts of the world where sensuality is totally embedded into the cultural monuments. Agree it's totally decadent, mixing subliminal Indian goddesses with the fall of Rome and our secular culture gone wild, but I'm with the minority who like it. Sexuality is not tidy. Also, this is a reality check across the ages. For every three moralistic Puritans, there's the underbelly of civilization. The French know shadows is where the real createurs live, and it's not always pretty or in Barbie girl, pitch-perfect focus.

  • Mari

    You definitely get lost in it! But Daria shines through. Love the contrasts and the photography is perfect. I like the chaos.

    • angela

      wow. i have a feeling you don't even see the subtext in your comment. yikes!

    • angela

      wow. i have a feeling you don't even see the subtext in your comment. yikes!

  • Mari

    You definitely get lost in it! But Daria shines through. Love the contrasts and the photography is perfect. I like the chaos.

  • Mari

    You definitely get lost in it! But Daria shines through. Love the contrasts and the photography is perfect. I like the chaos.

    • angela

      wow. i have a feeling you don't even see the subtext in your comment. yikes!

  • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

    The reason that this is controversial, and many may find this offensive is because the setting is basically an orgy pit, showcasing Daria's 'light' complexion against a backdrop/sea of 'dark' skinned, oiled up bodies. It brings up many issues involving race, sex and class.

    While I would usually have an issue with this kind of exploitation (for lack of a better word), I'm glad to see the other models besides Daria are featured on their own and with each other, and actually modeling the clothing for the story and not just used as 'props'.

    With that said, and thought it still gives me a bit of discomfort, I love the lighting and photography, and am always usually a fan of Interview's editorials, Jansson's work, and of course Daria…
    http://www.chungkitblog.wordpress.com

    • kit

      I think there's just that one shot that Daria doesn't feature in and the clothing is actually one of the things that annoyed me the most. The difference between what they have Daria wearing and what they have the other models wearing is another way to push them into the background. As the person above you said; Daria shines through.

    • kit

      I think there's just that one shot that Daria doesn't feature in and the clothing is actually one of the things that annoyed me the most. The difference between what they have Daria wearing and what they have the other models wearing is another way to push them into the background. As the person above you said; Daria shines through.

  • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

    The reason that this is controversial, and many may find this offensive is because the setting is basically an orgy pit, showcasing Daria's 'light' complexion against a backdrop/sea of 'dark' skinned, oiled up bodies. It brings up many issues involving race, sex and class.

    While I would usually have an issue with this kind of exploitation (for lack of a better word), I'm glad to see the other models besides Daria are featured on their own and with each other, and actually modeling the clothing for the story and not just used as 'props'.

    With that said, and thought it still gives me a bit of discomfort, I love the lighting and photography, and am always usually a fan of Interview's editorials, Jansson's work, and of course Daria…
    http://www.chungkitblog.wordpress.com

  • http://chungkitblog.wordpress.com/ A.J. Fung

    The reason that this is controversial, and many may find this offensive is because the setting is basically an orgy pit, showcasing Daria's 'light' complexion against a backdrop/sea of 'dark' skinned, oiled up bodies. It brings up many issues involving race, sex and class.

    While I would usually have an issue with this kind of exploitation (for lack of a better word), I'm glad to see the other models besides Daria are featured on their own and with each other, and actually modeling the clothing for the story and not just used as 'props'.

    With that said, and thought it still gives me a bit of discomfort, I love the lighting and photography, and am always usually a fan of Interview's editorials, Jansson's work, and of course Daria…
    http://www.chungkitblog.wordpress.com

    • kit

      I think there's just that one shot that Daria doesn't feature in and the clothing is actually one of the things that annoyed me the most. The difference between what they have Daria wearing and what they have the other models wearing is another way to push them into the background. As the person above you said; Daria shines through.

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  • zoe

    this is amazing! and all of the skin is so beautiful. definitely a nice break from all of the same stuff we keep seeing

  • zoe

    this is amazing! and all of the skin is so beautiful. definitely a nice break from all of the same stuff we keep seeing

  • zoe

    this is amazing! and all of the skin is so beautiful. definitely a nice break from all of the same stuff we keep seeing

  • kirsten

    I love it. It's aesthetically pleasing, and that's all it's supposed to be, right?

  • kirsten

    I love it. It's aesthetically pleasing, and that's all it's supposed to be, right?

  • kirsten

    I love it. It's aesthetically pleasing, and that's all it's supposed to be, right?

  • Basement

    I love this, I think it's beautiful!! I think it's actually very sensual…. I think it's divine. And the black models used = amazing

  • Basement

    I love this, I think it's beautiful!! I think it's actually very sensual…. I think it's divine. And the black models used = amazing

  • Basement

    I love this, I think it's beautiful!! I think it's actually very sensual…. I think it's divine. And the black models used = amazing

  • anonymous

    it reminds me of that awful "rave" scene in Matrix Revolutions
    http://www.scene-stealers.com/wp-content/uploads/

    vom!

  • anonymous

    it reminds me of that awful "rave" scene in Matrix Revolutions
    http://www.scene-stealers.com/wp-content/uploads/

    vom!

  • anonymous

    it reminds me of that awful "rave" scene in Matrix Revolutions
    http://www.scene-stealers.com/wp-content/uploads/

    vom!

  • Ackermann.

    Now that is steamy!
    At least it is something really different.

  • Ackermann.

    Now that is steamy!
    At least it is something really different.

  • Ackermann.

    Now that is steamy!
    At least it is something really different.

  • collaborationetc

    love the depth but she isn't connected at all to the rest of the characters. it was poorly played. but i guess there are only two ways to go with this tired formula, have her integrate and happy to discover these "new" people or have her be completely disconnected and uninterested.
    http://www.collaborationetc.wordpress.com

  • collaborationetc

    love the depth but she isn't connected at all to the rest of the characters. it was poorly played. but i guess there are only two ways to go with this tired formula, have her integrate and happy to discover these "new" people or have her be completely disconnected and uninterested.
    http://www.collaborationetc.wordpress.com

  • collaborationetc

    love the depth but she isn't connected at all to the rest of the characters. it was poorly played. but i guess there are only two ways to go with this tired formula, have her integrate and happy to discover these "new" people or have her be completely disconnected and uninterested.
    http://www.collaborationetc.wordpress.com

  • http://lenkajames.devote.se/ Lenka James

    those photos are nice..Daria is so versatile as a model

  • http://lenkajames.devote.se/ Lenka James

    those photos are nice..Daria is so versatile as a model

  • http://lenkajames.devote.se/ Lenka James

    those photos are nice..Daria is so versatile as a model

  • sjn

    more black models!!

  • sjn

    more black models!!

  • sjn

    more black models!!

  • chernshinn

    amazing

  • chernshinn

    amazing

  • chernshinn

    amazing

  • chernshinn

    amazing

  • chernshinn

    amazing

  • sonia

    I think this shoot is incredibly beautiful. It's art. It's tastefully done. One must appreciate the amount of work & budget that has gone into it.
    Very clever!!

  • sonia

    I think this shoot is incredibly beautiful. It's art. It's tastefully done. One must appreciate the amount of work & budget that has gone into it.
    Very clever!!

  • Joyclyn-vines

    I’m torn… I love a good photo spread of delectibly dirty good fashion, and an interesting plot line to it. BUT I’m getting a little tired of them always putting in the white hope amongst the dirty low black people . Like they do most in movies. Portraying the innocent pure white girl lost forever in the black pit of Negro scum. Or the great white man who comes and purges the black community of its evils making everything right again, (after being tainted by us that is) and making it better. With this spread, even as there were some photos displaying souly the black models (only 2) I feel it was wasted by this worn out stereotypical thinking. They SHOULD have balanced it out, did half this way, and the other half with a black girl surrounded by white people. The theme: A real and natural beauty of the earth surrounded by materialistic, egotistical, tyrants. Don’t make me out to be a revived black panther,I love ALL races and their ancestral cultures along with it, but I’m just tired of seeing this “Black out” theme, not just with black people but any darker ethnic race. Everywhere! Doing it in the name of being artistic, being creative when its dull and tacky, being controversial for publicity? Just being a jerk under another name. Art shouldn’t be controlled, but it shouldn’t have to hurt a paticuliar group/community. They should try a challenge for themselves to make us think, question and shock us without offending .Thats artistic. There are so many ways this couldv’e gone…

  • Joyclyn-vines

    I’m torn… I love a good photo spread of delectibly dirty good fashion, and an interesting plot line to it. BUT I’m getting a little tired of them always putting in the white hope amongst the dirty low black people . Like they do most in movies. Portraying the innocent pure white girl lost forever in the black pit of Negro scum. Or the great white man who comes and purges the black community of its evils making everything right again, (after being tainted by us that is) and making it better. With this spread, even as there were some photos displaying souly the black models (only 2) I feel it was wasted by this worn out stereotypical thinking. They SHOULD have balanced it out, did half this way, and the other half with a black girl surrounded by white people. The theme: A real and natural beauty of the earth surrounded by materialistic, egotistical, tyrants. Don’t make me out to be a revived black panther,I love ALL races and their ancestral cultures along with it, but I’m just tired of seeing this “Black out” theme, not just with black people but any darker ethnic race. Everywhere! Doing it in the name of being artistic, being creative when its dull and tacky, being controversial for publicity? Just being a jerk under another name. Art shouldn’t be controlled, but it shouldn’t have to hurt a paticuliar group/community. They should try a challenge for themselves to make us think, question and shock us without offending .Thats artistic. There are so many ways this couldv’e gone…

  • Joyclyn-vines

    I’m torn… I love a good photo spread of delectibly dirty good fashion, and an interesting plot line to it. BUT I’m getting a little tired of them always putting in the white hope amongst the dirty low black people . Like they do most in movies. Portraying the innocent pure white girl lost forever in the black pit of Negro scum. Or the great white man who comes and purges the black community of its evils making everything right again, (after being tainted by us that is) and making it better. With this spread, even as there were some photos displaying souly the black models (only 2) I feel it was wasted by this worn out stereotypical thinking. They SHOULD have balanced it out, did half this way, and the other half with a black girl surrounded by white people. The theme: A real and natural beauty of the earth surrounded by materialistic, egotistical, tyrants. Don’t make me out to be a revived black panther,I love ALL races and their ancestral cultures along with it, but I’m just tired of seeing this “Black out” theme, not just with black people but any darker ethnic race. Everywhere! Doing it in the name of being artistic, being creative when its dull and tacky, being controversial for publicity? Just being a jerk under another name. Art shouldn’t be controlled, but it shouldn’t have to hurt a paticuliar group/community. They should try a challenge for themselves to make us think, question and shock us without offending .Thats artistic. There are so many ways this couldv’e gone…

  • Ss

    Mmm disturbed me, I cannot deny the great photography, but really? the white girl that shines on top of a mass of black people? Even the photo without her gave the black models dark clothing…I really can’t comprehend this spread.

  • Ss

    Mmm disturbed me, I cannot deny the great photography, but really? the white girl that shines on top of a mass of black people? Even the photo without her gave the black models dark clothing…I really can’t comprehend this spread.

  • Ss

    Mmm disturbed me, I cannot deny the great photography, but really? the white girl that shines on top of a mass of black people? Even the photo without her gave the black models dark clothing…I really can’t comprehend this spread.