Warrior Maternity Body Art

The amazing talented Nneka Gigi drops another dope project, a tribal maternity shoot that was inspired by the works of Keith Haring, Basquiat, and Grace Jones

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The purpose was to make her look like a warrior. I researched several pictures from tribes in Africa to get ideas for brush stroke patterns.

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Nneka found this project to be a surreal experience.


"Zara started to dance when I painted her belly. It was such a surreal experience to be so close to a new life after losing my uncle this year. I felt his spirit and Zaraโ€™s. Immediately the design changed and I wanted to make her look like what she is..a beautiful warrior".  

"The experience was remarkable and after it was all said and done..we cried together and hugged. Iโ€™m looking forward to my next body art client". - Nneka Gigi

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www.nnekagigi.com

Photography: @zacharybxllion
Creative Director: @nnekagigi

Hair/Styling: @juiccyjuicce

Model/Muse: @shye__eaze + Zara