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Aubrey Edwards Immortalizes Black Love Campers On Film

When the kids from Black Love Summer Camp entered the Ogden’s “Where Y’At” exhibition, they saw a host of familiar faces. ¬†In Aubrey Edwards’ edgy yet nuanced portraits of local Bounce musicians, the children found their uncles, aunts, family friends, and even their camp counselor, Sess 4-5. ¬†Edwards explained the concept of portraiture, then invited the campers to photograph one another mimicking the poses they saw in the exhibits. Like this:The inspiration for this pose was the portrait of Sess in the upper right of the picture, but when the kids got together for a group photo, their poses were all their own:The Black Love camp let their exuberance shine through, echoing the spirit of Bounce music.

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