Lens on Creativity: LaToya Ruby Frazier

Spotlight: Toya Ruby Frazier (Publication)

The essence of LaToya Ruby Frazier’s first book The Notion of Family lies in a visual semblance of the past and the present. Frazier grew up in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a town in America that witnessed rapid industrial change in the last century. Frazier uses photography to highlight issues of race, economic and social decline in America’s small towns. “I remember as a kid not being able to articulate it. But I could sense it and understood that there was something wrong with my environment. So I turned to art because of it,” Frazier said. ...READ MORE