Youngest Ever New York Times Opinion Writer & Host of ASK VIV Podcast
Bianca Vivion Brooks is a writer, artist, and designer from East Atlanta, Georgia. Born in Los Angeles and later raised between Atlanta and Oakland, Brooks was marked from an early age as an imaginative storyteller and critical thinker. Read More >
Questions of representation and identity are at the forefront of cultural dialogue these days. But is it enough to look like the artist if you do not recognize yourself in the art? Bianca Vivion muses on the measure for good art.
In a generation rife with anxiety and fear of the future, what is the measure of a good life for a young person? Is it useful to measure the goodness of life at all, or is it better to find contentment in the journey?
Bianca's mother always told her the most important journey of every young person’s life is learning what love is and what it is not. But could this also be the most important journey of every artist’s life? Here Bianca Vivion muses on the dangers of being a muse crafted in the male artist gaze.