Then I would do art about it but never photos. Here, we caught up with them to discuss their work, the supposed cultural shifts toward body diversity, and their appreciation of fat community. Do you have any coping mechanisms? Gender-neutral sustainable salon Chop-Chop banished my hair nightmares Tried and Tested. Everyone is in their own process of learning to love their body.
Nala. Age: 28.
I really used it as a way of communicating and being involved in my friend group without having so much anxiety.
Greta. Age: 21.
There are more clothing options for some fat people than there have been, visibly fat folks model on magazine covers , and certain legacy publications are changing the way they discuss weight, beauty, health, and wellness altogether. Were you following fat liberation work before that, or did that come after? There are definitely exceptions, and sometimes my stuff will get posted on some meme page. Selena Gomez is launching her own brand, Rare Beauty Beauty news. I follow other fat artists and am definitely inspired by them. I feel that being in a community is so important, and creating spaces for fat people to come together is one of the best parts of doing what I do.