I admire those who are free to reveal themselves in such a true, unadulterated way, release their fantasies to the world, celebrate their darkness and embrace the uncomfortable.
Tessa Kuragi is a London based model and artist who has truly embraced who she is. Working with fashion photographers such as Inez and Vinoodh, Ellen Von Unwerth and Nick Knight she works in a collaborative way, exploring themes relevant to her own interests.
Image by Nick Knight
Born in Jamaica she struggled growing up, not fitting into the norm. It was only when she travelled to England to study she felt able to explore and express herself through modelling and the creative process.
Photo by Madame Peripetie
“ Her work spans the realms of fashion, art, and erotica and sees her playing with the allure of a femme fatale and the coquettishness of a little Lolita.” Trish Weinstock Vice Magazine
Photo by Mike Figgis
Tessa Wearing Darkest Star Tailored Collar Dress
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