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Gold 2022 Editorial / Fashion

Aesthetics From Africa

  • Photographer
    Frank Zhang
  • Agency / Studio
    New York Dreamer
  • Prize
    Gold in Editorial / Fashion

he world of beauty witnessed the diversity of aesthetics. However, in a long period, fashion and beauty were seen through a Eurocentric lens. It was our photographer responsibility to present the aesthetics of other culture such as Africa and Asian in an appropriate way. In this beauty photo project, an Africa American model and influencer, initially from Ghana, showed us the aesthetics from Africa.

Frank Zhang is an award-winning photographer, film producer, physicist, and entrepreneur based in New York. His clients include many international brands and magazines, including Tiffany & Co., Fashion Magazine Cosmopolitan, L'Officiel, Oreo, NBA Arena and more. His works have been exhibited by many galleries and awarded in international photography competitions. He has his Ph.D. in Physics. He is dedicated to commercial photography and cryptocurrency technology. Before that, he worked as a scientist for UMass Amherst and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).