Ruth E Carter breaks the glass ceiling winning two Oscars as a black woman

Ruth E Carter breaks the glass ceiling winning two Oscars as a black woman

American costume designer Ruth E. Carter is best known for her work on Marvel’s Black Panther was the first black woman to win two Oscars.

Carter was awarded the Oscar for the second time Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. He won his first Oscar for the film “Black Panther”.

The designer was opposed to Catherine Martin regarding the biography of Baz Luhrmann Elvis and Shirley Kurata’s costumes for the multifaceted epic All at once.

After the win, Carter said, “I was lifted up by my bootstraps.”

“I started a part-time family. I wanted to be a costume designer. I studied, I scratched, and I dealt with challenges in the industry that were sometimes not like me. I persevered.’

“Nothing is set in stone until the camera rolls”

“So I think this win is for other young costume designers who might not think this industry is for them and they see me and see my story and I think they can win an Oscar too. .”

Carter was previously nominated in 1992 Malcolm Xand then in 1997 for Steven Spielberg Amistaduntil you win for him Black Panther franchise.

One of Carter’s earliest roles was in 1989’s Do the Right Thing, directed by Spike Lee, who became one of his longtime collaborators during his three-decade career.

For Wakanda, Carter had to be accountable to sink his projects. “We put it under water and everything came up. I had to redo things that were tested. “I had to weigh them down, sometimes they were too light, sometimes too heavy,” he said Diversity.

Carter’s work on Black Panther was praised for his Afrofuturistic approach to superhero costumes that drew inspiration from indigenous peoples in Africa. Guardian.

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