Santa Muerte

Essay 290 • May 18th 2018

La Santa Muerte is a female deity who represents healing, protection, and an assuring path through life. Aaliyah and I walked around Los Angeles, channeling the curative benefits of spiritual connection. We got lost in conversation and created this series of portraits about personal strength, dauntlessness, and self-assurance.


Delilah Jesinkey is a portrait photographer born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She specializes in documentary work, and plans to release her first publication, ‘Affectionately Yours’, this fall.

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