Naked in Motion is proud to be sponsored by The Nu Project, a series of honest nudes of women from all over the world. The project began in 2005 and has stayed true to the original vision: no professional models, minimal makeup and no glamour. The focus of the project has been and continues to be the subjects and their personalities, spaces, insecurities and quirks. nude photos of cis-and-trans women and occasionally their male partners, with the purpose of promoting the beauty of real bodies. Not a lot of makeup, no photoshopping, just real, powerful women.
Right in line with the message of Naked in Motion, the work of The Nu Project combats media imagery that asserts that only a certain kind of woman is beautiful. To support The Nu Project and their work, buy their books. If you're interested in being photographed for the project, contact the team.
The project's founder took Naked in Motion's promotional photos. Check out a sample of their work:
Naked in Motion's awesome logo was designed by Jess Halverson Bowyer. We're so honored to have such a talented artist on our team, and are grateful for her support of the Naked in Motion mission!
Jess is an idea machine. She's a strategic designer who works with her client partners to ask the right questions for their business. Jess utilizes her background in journalism and multi-disciplinary visual approach to help clients achieve their goals. If you are interested in branding a new small business, creating a communications strategy to boost your non-profit's message, using photos or video to communicate with a new audience, or telling your story in the most efficient way possible with your small team (especially if by team, you actually mean "solopreneur"), she can help. Her passion is working with entrepreneurs with that great new ideas, shining a light to non-profits and causes with unheard or under-heard voices, and helping her client partners boost their causes to advance the social good.
Be sure to check out her website and instagram @thismadejess for all your design needs!
Various illustrations for Naked in Motion are by Tasha Gross/Serving Fish Design.
Tasha is an illustrator, who specializes in creating queer, feminist imagery. They studied the history of gender and sexuality at Goucher College and Oxford University, and worked in several New York City art museums before deciding to seriously pursue their own artistic career.
Ever since the first book Tasha wrote and illustrated (they were 4, and it was about mermaids), they have been in love with stories, and the ways they can be brought to life. There are few things they are more passionate about than helping others tell their stories, and they see art as a multi-faceted tool to help convey them. Whether you’re building your brand, writing a book, producing a film or play, or you just need some visual aids, Tasha is always excited to collaborate.
You can find examples of their work on their website, or on Facebook and Instagram (@servingfishdesign). Check out their Naked! Illustrations on our Home page!