Niijournal was launched by publisher and photographer Campbell Addy in the summer of 2016 with the message, “here to educate, not irritate.”
With more emerging Black photographers and artists pushing through industry barriers than ever, the second issue documented themes of religion, mixing printed poems fashion imagery and elements of documentary photojournalism.
In the new issue of Niijournal, ( III: Family Ties) we examine our closest, most intimate relationships across blood relations, extended family, our pioneering Black LGBTQ communities, the Black church, the nightclub, a house in New Addington, a house in Accra, a photographer’s studio in Brixton.
Our teachers and students, our artists, our individual beacons and merging, emerging, overlapping collectives. Our Baltimore family in New York, and of course, exemplary lessons in Black fine art photography.