Issue 2

Issue 2 of Awake is an intimate exploration of Black culture through cuisine—the tradition and rituals of communal dining and its influence on identity.

<strong>Camara Ward</strong>
Camara Ward

Camara, creator of the vibrant illustration above, is an illustrator and comic artist working in the Richmond and Baltimore areas. Their work is shaped by a love of the natural world and a penchant for vibrant colors. When Camara isn’t drawing, they are often found reading, thinking too hard about ice cream selections, or longboarding.

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