Photographer & Director Chieska Fortune Smith
Chieska Fortune Smith Select Projects (21)
Chieska Fortune Smith is the daughter of an African-American soul singer and a Japanese dancer. All her work is deeply rooted in her unique heritage and much of it inspired by old photographs of her parents early life and courtship and well as vintage, found imagery from the 20th century. After studying international studies and Japanese art history, Fortune Smith lived in Japan experimenting with street photography and recording close personal relationships between family and friends. She is a fluent speaker of both English and Japanese and currently lives in London with her husband and two children.
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