What’s up fam! For those who do not know me I am Devin, the visionary vessel of ig’zood. This is for me the second chapter of the what ig’zood is purposed for. First blog, now magazine, we’ve also begun to produce shows and consulting creatives such as yourself ! I am 25 from Suffolk, VA and passionate about all finding their creative niche and excelling in that. We as creation we’re made to create! Like a piece of art is created, itself creates a perspective, outlook, experience of or on life. We are vessels made to give one another our experiences to learn from, to reach for, and without each other we are not as beautiful because that means we are incomplete. Put us together we are whole . There is power in us meshing as one. One of my favorite stories in the Bible is in Genesis 11, where the people of Babel almost built a tower to heaven because they were unified and in agreement NOTHING could stop them but God. Imagine if we as the world could stand in agreement on at least one thing. Imagine what could we do as one… The impossible. Let’s strive for that.
CONNECTING BRAINS AND BEAUTY
I’ve gone throughout my life knowing that I was different. I’ve always had a certain spark that shone brightly, often casting others away. This has often been one of my struggles with human connection throughout my journey. I’ve spent many years trying to clearly define my path and have been getting closer with each year. Often driven, during my final years of high school, I took up beauty school receiving my cosmetology license along with my high school diploma and continued to higher education. It was through these years that I discovered my yearning for a stronger community and sharing knowledge; however, somehow, I was never dedicated enough to complete projects. As life picked up, I found that my pattern was incompleteness. I’d create ideas and not follow up with hardly any of them. Ig’zood was my missing puzzle piece. Now I’ve pledged to use my knowledge of beauty, society, and mental wellness to alleviate others’ pain.