Philadelphia-based, Shawn Theodore has been making his bones in street photography since 2008, but has quickly risen to prominence, joining the ranks in a larger tradition of black art, philosophy, spiritualism, and thought, rubbing various elbows with the likes of revolutionaries from photographer Frederick Douglas to his mentor, Jamel Shabazz. Shawn Theodore is a multidisciplinary artist in photography, video, and collage and as such his work is deeply-rooted in the ephemeral of black culture and the black collective consciousness, but is as equally critical as it is hopeful in offering a new trajectory, while exploring the fragmented African American and...
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