Joanne Leah is a talented photographer and designer, who was born in 1978 in Germany, grew up in southwestern Virginia and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She specializes in the human form. Using simple colour underground, Joanne manages to create little stories picture by picture. Leah studied fine art and design at VCU School of the Arts in Richmond, Virginia. She started shooting polaroids of her girlfriends in the early 90s. Now she shoots people from different backgrounds, genders, body types and ethnicities.
“I am working on a photographic series called Acid Mass. I was raised Catholic, and when I was in high school, I would take a lot of LSD. My mother would make me go to Sunday mass while I was still tripping from the night before. This series is based on that experience.” –Joanne Leah