In this week’s episode of Next Level, host Devine Blacksher chats with independent filmmaker, photographer, DJ, and model Mahaneela. Her work explores people, music, and culture, all while emphasizing Black history and Black joy. She recently released her first photobook, Through My Lens, featuring original images of her favorite things and short accompanying essays. In this episode, Mahaneela talks about the process of creating her book, exploring her roots in her art, and staying inspired by throwing yourself into the unknown.
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