Nolwen is a first-generation Colombian-French photographer and director, working in Los Angeles. As a mixed-race queer woman, her identity plays an active role in the type of narratives she is drawn to.
Her interests lie in shifting social consciousness, breaking down gender norms, and representation. Exploring portraiture within the landscape of American culture, Nolwen’s photographs deal with vulnerability and gaze between both subject and viewer.
She has photographed a multitude of prolific figures and her client list includes The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Netflix, Dove, amongst others.
Topics Discussed In This Episode:
Nolwen’s career journey Multihyphanate artistry Importance of broadening your artistic toolbox Financial management for artists Cryptocurrency Addiction Nolwen’s spiritual experience before sobriety Breaking free from trauma Focusing on the present moment Life being a puzzle Feeling connected to a greater calling Being intentional within your fearlessness Keeping the process in mind rather than the outcome Leading with honesty Validation Sexuality Having a career within the arts www.artistdecoded.com
Mitch Horowitz is a historian of alternative spirituality and one of today’s most literate voices of esoterica, mysticism, and the occult.
Mitch is a writer-in-residence at the New York Public Library, lecturer-in-residence at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, and the PEN...
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