Justin J Wee "Loses Control" In His 29Rooms Artist In Residence

appearance by Justin J. Wee.
In this year's 29Rooms art show in Brooklyn, we debuted our first"Artist in Residence" exhibit where we brought in 6 artists to practice in the space, in hopes of encouraging patrons to create art of their own. In this video, photographer Justin J Wee talks about how his identity informs his art — and his goal of having his subjects feel seen.
Photographer Justin J Wee is forever honing his sense of perspective and style — both for clients through his company Special Sauce, and for his own personal art. His artistic mission? To create community, language, and a connection with people around the world.
"As someone who is in the minority, I'm finally feeling like the way I see myself is potentially how other people are seeing me as well," Wee says in the video above. As a photographer, he hopes to make his subjects feel similarly, albeit "in a way that they also normally don't see themselves."
Watch his process in the video above as he explains his artist in residence, "Lose Control."

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