(Art) Ejiwa Ebenebe’s Amazing Afro-fantasia

Ejiwa Ebenebe, who goes by the nickname “Edge,” is an illustrator based out of British Columbia whose subjects, often young women of color, occupy positions of power and mystery in fantasia-like settings, where they stare back at the observer in ways both indifferent and angry, thereby rejecting the viewer’s gaze as a form of validation.

More can be found on her website, artofedge.com.