Allyssa Yohana is an artist and photographer living in New York City, originally from NOLA. (New Orleans, Louisiana) Allyssa is on the staff at ROOKIE, a website encouraging female teen empowerment. She frequently contributes her incredibly intimate and personal photo stories in their magazine and on their website. Allyssa attends the School of Visual Arts.
This work documents the intimacy with the photographer’s family and close friends. She explores her role as a sister, daughter, and friend through the lens of her camera and the images used to memorialize those relationships.
For more of Allyssa’s work, see her contributions to ROOKIE, here.