Second-year MFA student Bella Maria Varela (Photography | Video | Imaging) was chosen to be included in En Foco’s Nueva Luz Fashion Issue! Varela’s Cheering Cheerleader was selected as one of twenty images from twenty artists to be featured. This issue was curated by Tanya Melendez-Escalante and focuses on fashion as it relates to the body, group identity, clothes/fashion, beauty standards, and self presentation. The curator has selected your image to follow her curatorial statement in relation to the body. Congratulations, Bella!
Learn more about Nueva Luz at the En Foco website.