storytelling can disrupt oppressive power structures.
storytelling is a tool to engage and stay accountable to community stakeholders.
stories will help us build a more just and sustainable world.
You might not recognize their names and faces yet, but the leaders in this series are fighting to save the world, and if we survive climate change, their names will be celebrated, they will have delivered us through our most challenging time.
Their stories and portraits were shared with over 100 million people on instagram through the accounts of currently famous women as part of the #MakeTheseWomenFamous campaign.
See the full portfolio in VOGUE: Climate Warriors
COLLABORATORS // HINDOU OUMAROU IBRAHIM, ACHALA ABEYSINGHE, CHRISTIANA FIGUERES, DESSIMA WILLIAMS, LAURENCE TUBIANA, KATHY JETNIL-KIJINER, FARHANA YAMIN, RACHEL KYTE, MAY BOEVE, PRISCILLA ACHAKPA, ELIZABETH YEAMPIERRE, AMINA MOHAMMED, MINDY LUBBER // PHOTOGRAPHY: INEZ & VINOODH // FILM DIRECTION: DAMANI BAKER // ADDITIONAL: VOGUE, UN FOUNDATION
By the age of 13, 53% of girls say they are unhappy with their bodies. When were they happy? We sent photographer Marie C. to find out! She photographed girls between the ages of four and eight and asked them what they liked about their bodies. They share wisdom the rest of us have forgotten.
On Display is a creative spacemaking initiative that increases visibility of Kiki Ball participants beyond the Ball, to whatever safe space the participant has chosen
72 hours after George Zimmerman was found not guilty Emeka Ekwelum was teaching at DDC, a summer youth program at Columbia University, and told me how humbled he’d been by the thoughtfulness of his students, as they had conversations about the verdict. We shot this the next day. Directed by Damani Baker // Featuring Daniel Wolfe, John Nicolas and Nick Rodriguez.