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November 2016

30 Nov

Black Female Iron Man

Just a few weeks ago Marvel announced the very first major black female superhero: Riri Williams taking over for Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) in Iron Man. This got me so excited as I always felt black women were not really represented at all in their movies and among superheroes in general.     When the first picture on the cover of "Invincible Iron Man" was shown in a funny way I saw myself in it. This sparked the idea to shoot my own version. I teamed up with photographer Raffael Dickreuter to shoot and create these images. It has been clear that not only women but black women in particular have been underrepresented in movies. With maybe the exception of Halle Berry playing Catwoman there...
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