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Afros Turned Into Flowery Galaxies To Make Black Women Proud Of Their African Heritage
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Afros Turned Into Flowery Galaxies To Make Black Women Proud Of Their African Heritage

Pierre Jean-Louis, a visual artist from US, creates mesmerizing portraits of black women by transforming their hair into flowery galaxies. By turning their Afros into works of art in his series, “Black Girl Magic,” Pierre wants to let black women know how much he appreciates them for embracing their African heritage.

“A lot of [black women] are brainwashed to not appreciate their natural beauty,” Pierre told Bored Panda. “Especially in 2016.Earlier this year I saw so many black queens who feel comfortable enough and proud to show their African heritage so I decided to start this series to let them know how much I appreciate them and their natural beauty. I just want them to see how we black men see them when they’re rocking their natural hair. We see nothing but #strong #Goddesses & #queens thank you.”

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Pierre Jean-Louis admires black women who embrace their African heritage

He takes photos from Instagram of black women who are showing off their natural hair

Pierre then edits them to turn them into galaxies, forests, and flowers

He started this photo series last September

“A lot of [black women] are brainwashed to not appreciate their natural beauty”

“I just want them to see how we black men see them when they’re rocking their natural hair”

“We see nothing but #strong #Goddesses & #queens, thank you”

Thank you, Pierre Jean-Louis, for talking to Bored Panda about your wonderful work!

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Aleksandra Olszowka
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I want the whole world to know that Mother Nature is actually black (..)" Really? Only black? No other color?

Miklós Nagy
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I shopped north-european plants to their heads to make them proud of their african heritage"

Queenluxa
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm white, and I've always envied this kind of hair - so gorgeous!! These girls are stunning, too. Not sure what the artist meant by, "I want the whole world to know that Mother Nature is actually black (..)" but great work regardless :]

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Aleksandra Olszowka
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I want the whole world to know that Mother Nature is actually black (..)" Really? Only black? No other color?

Miklós Nagy
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I shopped north-european plants to their heads to make them proud of their african heritage"

Queenluxa
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm white, and I've always envied this kind of hair - so gorgeous!! These girls are stunning, too. Not sure what the artist meant by, "I want the whole world to know that Mother Nature is actually black (..)" but great work regardless :]

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