feature: the latest from congolese photographer christin bela’s ongoing photo project, ‘african queens’

December 31, 2015

Take a look at the latest images from Congolese photographer Christin Bela’s ongoing photo series, ‘African Queens’ – a project that he begun at the start of the year. Bela (who is currently based in Paris) tells us, “We need to start celebrating who we are and what we have become, because it’s UNIQUE! YOU WERE BORN TO STAND OUT, WHY DO YOU NEED THEIR APPROVAL?” He adds: “Celebrate who you are. Keep inspiring young black queens, raise them in a beautiful universe where they will love their skin tone.” Explore below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

Instagram: @Christin_bela