Kahiah Polidore | Headlines

Why 6 Shots
Why 6 Shots

 

Headlines is a reaction to how the media dispenses the propaganda surrounding the victims of police brutality and injustice in America. Using all available technology, I find articles and publications on the web, and broadcast them over members of the African American communities using a projector. These images often carry messages that feed into many stereotypes that are already placed on our community. In many attempts, it’s meant to distract from the real issue. They show the criminal past of a person, mugshots, violent riots, etc. This instead aims more at justifying why our lives are being senselessly taken, instead of acknowledging that there is a problem. While the projections are temporary on their subjects, this refraction distorts the main image calling into existence the lives that have to stand in front of these realities. – Kahiah Polidore

 

 

Bio: Kahiah Polidore is an artist working in photography and installation art. The themes in her work often include identity, military lifestyle, memory, displacement, and the ideas of home. She is from Texas, growing up in Killeen/Ft. Hood and Houston for most of her life. Kahiah received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography/Digital Media from the University of Houston in 2014. Currently she lives in Atlanta, Georgia, while she purses her Masters of Fine Arts for Photography at Savannah College of Art & Design.

Contact: 

EMAIL: Kahiahp@gmail.com

WEBSITE: www.Kahiahpolidore.com

Twitter: @Kahiahmarie

Instragram: @Kahiahmarie

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