“This is what I call romantic, falling in love daily with another artist that is always growing and changing.”
Last week we brought you Kids On The Run, a film documenting the trip of Asher Moss and Melodi Meadows, as they traveled west to further their pursuit of art, authenticity, truth, and love. The two creative individuals met in Austin and worked on various projects together and soon after meeting, became one prolific powerhouse, as photographer, stylist, musician, painter, muse, and model. Today, we are sharing a glimpse into their world through rare and exclusive written notes from Melodi, to you. She gives us an idea of their vision and artistic process and even graciously opens up about their love for each other.
Considering that Asher and I met on set for an art film/photography project, our relationship started strong on a platform of creativity. We soon found our vision for a timeless aesthetic aligned magically and we could make things come to life with just a few glances. Soon, I was pulling wardrobes and we were prop hunting every weekend. We wanted to master the timelessness of a scene/photograph that we both loved so much. Our energy while working together is seamless, we both know what end result we want but how we get there is often different. Every little detail matters and two sets of eyes are always better than one. We want the image to have feeling and not just be another beautiful photograph. All of our ideas begin small and grow rapidly once shared with the other. What’s most important to us is that we create and that is why I became such a repeated piece of our collaborations. Not because I desired to be in front of the camera, but because our limited budget and impatience did not allow us to cast the perfect muse. I soon became more of a character than a model giving the photos something other than beauty. Asher and I both desired this uniqueness in a photograph and with continuous work have reached a point of certainty that we both can capture it behind or in front of the lens. – Melodi
There is a connection between our spirits that enables us to be completely free with one another. We don’t always agree and that’s ok. But there is a respect for the other’s art and a trust in their intuition that pushes us to see things in a new light. This is what I call romantic, falling in love daily with another artist that is always growing and changing. Adapting to the challenges and embracing the growth that the other causes in you just by being themselves. It’s exhilarating trusting someone to make this journey along side you. Loving the human, the artist, and the lover. From the moment I met Asher I knew something changed inside me. I was Asher’s one and he was mine before we had even laid eyes on each other. -Melodi
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These two truly inspire me to push the boundaries of my art. How are you feeling inspired? Please share in the comments!
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