Myles Loftin

photographer / artist
Adolescent Content

Myles Loftin is a twenty-year-old photographer and a Junior studying photography at Parsons School of Design. His work spans portraiture and fashion photography, often incorporating vibrant color schemes and various film stocks. Common themes covered within his work include the black experience, identity, and representation of marginalized individuals. Myles recognizes the power that images hold in our society, and seeks to use that power for positive change. He has shown in publications such as i-D, The Fader, V Magazine, Aperture as well as in several art spaces across the U.S. Art is an important part of his life and, as an artist of color, he works to inspire other artists of color to pursue successful careers in the creative industry.

One of Myles' most well-known series is 'HOODED', a multimedia project that humanizes and decriminalizes the societal image of black boys and black men dressed in hoodies.



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