Author: Xiao (Smile) Ma

Untitled Analog Portraiture

Models: Ayesha Bashir, Akanchya Maskay My name is Xiao (Smile), class of 2023, studying literature and photography. I shoot mostly portraitures or civilizations with the depiction of people, as for now, my purpose of creating art is for my love for people. By building relationships with my models and audiences, I learn about the world, different

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The Only Virus Present is Your Racism

This work expresses my feelings to xenophobia relating to the coronavirus. I finished this work in the beginning of March, when the virus starting to hit the United States. Hostility behaviors towards other people because of their racial identity can tear our humanity apart. Being racially Asian, I was hurt and attacked by some strangers

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