Bryan Clavel

"This lens is a love letter."

Belonging together.

A portrait, at its core, is simply an image of a person. Bryan Clavel knows a portrait can, and should, mean so much more. Guided by their own journey and identity, Bryan—also known as Privilege Queen—has taken up the mantle of documenting and preserving their drag community through portraiture. 

Everyone is worthy of being remembered for who they choose to be, and for Bryan, immortalizing their community’s power and light is the perfect place to start giving back to a group that gave them love when they needed it most.

A portrait is a document of someone deemed worthy of being remembered, and I want to immortalize them for the people they are.”

“I remember looking through that lens for the first time and just knowing that this is what I wanted. There was something so special about being able to show people who they are outside of what the rest of the world is telling them they need to be. I was fascinated with portraiture from the beginning.”

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