Kadar R. Small

Born in Trinidad & Tobago,
Raised in Queens, NY 
Based in Brooklyn, NY



Kadar R. Small is a Trinidadian, Brooklyn-based Photographer & Director.  His work focuses on documenting black and brown queer experience, specifically in relationships and intimacy.

His portraiture work is influenced at a young age, when he was sneaking off and documenting nightlife, capturing intimate portraits of black and brown people laughing, dancing and enjoying one another highlighting the importance of spaces specifically made for them. Kadar’s work has also been highly recognized for his tender, intimate portraits of black men and breaking down stereotypes of growing up in urban environments.


Self Portrait, Personal

Clients include          

- Huff Post
- The New York Times
- Document Journal  
- Coveteur          
- The CUT
- Ilegal Mezcal
- Essence Magazine 
- L’Officiel USA
- Meta
- Def Jam Recordings
- RFK Human Rights 
- Urban Outfitters

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