Jonathan Logan is a photographer whose work is driven by his queer experiences, exploring self-identity and gender performance. His distinct visual language reflects his exploration of the nuances of gender binary and beauty through hyper-elevated performances of self. As a Black, queer artist, his work is inherently an act of rebellion against normative perceptions of identity. Through his photography, Jonathan creates a space where individuals can see themselves from an external implemented perspective. He utilizes his art to explore his own thoughts and experiences, making it tangible for an audience. His use of photography, makeup, and creative direction creates a platform for individuals to see themselves in a new light, offering a unique opportunity for self-discovery and exploration. Ultimately, his work is a testament to the power of art to challenge and inspire, and to the transformative potential of representation and liberation.
Jonathan Logan’s queer experiences drive his photography, which delves into self-identity and gender performance using cosmetics and creative direction. His lens offers a fresh perspective to his subjects, providing a transformative opportunity for self-discovery.