UNFit Project


UNFit Project: Visibility + Reimagining Acceptance

Exploring identity and sexuality of people of color using clothing items typically portraying black and brown people as thugs, "urban", "ghetto" or "hood." By intentionally using bright colors and sizes that are three to five times larger than the model, you cannot ignore them, and you are forced to visually engage and accept their existence. The clothing is a collaboration between Elise Drake (Nashville-based sculptor/artist and advocate), Anna Raben (Bay Area prop stylist and crochet artist), and Jillian Knox (San Francisco-based stylist and art director). The hope is to challenge and destroy negative visuals of black and brown people and reintroduce positive and powerful images for a brighter future.


Producer: Nicole Cornick

Photography: Karen Santos

H/MUA: Amy Galibut

Wardrobe Stylist/Creative Director: Jillian Knox

Accessories Designer: Elise Drake

Crochet Artist: Anna Raben 

Models: Alexis Conway + Javion Robinson



Remiagining Acceptance

Remiagining Acceptance