June 23, 2024

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Juxtapoz Magazine – I Just Wanna Surf: Gabriella Angotti-Jones Documents Black Women Surfers

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Juxtapoz Magazine - I Just Wanna Surf: Gabriella Angotti-Jones Documents Black Women Surfers

Gabriella Angotti-Jones’s I Just Wanna Surf captures the friction of acquiring one’s id and group through the pandemic and publish-George Floyd period in a activity dominated by white gentlemen. Increasing up in one of the only blended-race Black family members in a small Orange County beach city, Angotti-Jones displays on how her early relationship with the ocean and Californian surf tradition became intertwined with her identification as a Black girl.

In a mix of picture book, zine, and diary, Angotti-Jones issues the common surfing narrative by documenting Black gals and non-binary surfers dwelling the browsing way of life inspired by 1990s and early 2000s surf culture, when generating it their possess. The photographs juxtapose the pleasure of friendship and the refuge found in the the ocean’s wilderness with the fundamental racial tensions at the core of the Black American experience. With sensitivity and vulnerability, her textual content explores her knowledge with melancholy and the sense of peace brought by using waves.

Printed by Mass Books, I Just Wanna Surf is a joyous, raw, advanced and distinctive growth of the visible record of the Black American practical experience and its position in a quickly modifying American surf neighborhood.

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