Thursday, May 18, 2017

Inspired by Mom, Photographer Captures 100 Multicultural Women in Milwaukee

Corey Fells, 24, sees a parallel story between millennial multicultural women today and his late mother who grew up in the 60s.

That's how his photo project, "100 Womxn" came about. Yes, that 'x' is on purpose — Fells replaced the "e" with an "x" for two reasons: for artistic expression and also to exclude himself and any other man from the project.

The project focuses on his hometown of Milwaukee, one of the most segregated cities in the United States. Fells spent a year photographing a diverse group of minority women individually, while also recording stories about their upbringings, beliefs, and aspirations. 

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