Fanciulla , meaning young girl, is a series of portraits following the femme folk of my everyday. Individually, the subjects photographed each seemed on the threshold (or in the throws) of their most formative, expressive, and self-reflective years. I myself, also on this delicate threshold, found myself threatened by this newfound pressure, and whatever may come next. Along this, I was disturbed by the immortalized young women of Western art history: a plethora of images of vulnerable, sexualized, passive women. My own images therefore were an attempt to immortalize a specific moment, but one that was less concerned with the qualities of classic depictions of young women, and more with their ability to be active, and to finally be given a voice.  Embroidery by Maybe McInnis

Fanciulla, meaning young girl, is a series of portraits following the femme folk of my everyday. Individually, the subjects photographed each seemed on the threshold (or in the throws) of their most formative, expressive, and self-reflective years. I myself, also on this delicate threshold, found myself threatened by this newfound pressure, and whatever may come next. Along this, I was disturbed by the immortalized young women of Western art history: a plethora of images of vulnerable, sexualized, passive women. My own images therefore were an attempt to immortalize a specific moment, but one that was less concerned with the qualities of classic depictions of young women, and more with their ability to be active, and to finally be given a voice.

Embroidery by Maybe McInnis

 Alessia, September 2015.

Alessia, September 2015.

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 Larry, February 2015.

Larry, February 2015.

 Idil, January 2015.

Idil, January 2015.

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 Josiane, April 2015.

Josiane, April 2015.

 Audrey, May 2016.

Audrey, May 2016.

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 Monica, July 2015.

Monica, July 2015.

 Kaia'tanoron, July 2015.

Kaia'tanoron, July 2015.

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 Masum, May 2016.

Masum, May 2016.

 Nada, December 2015.

Nada, December 2015.

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 Self, September 2015.

Self, September 2015.

  Fanciulla , meaning young girl, is a series of portraits following the femme folk of my everyday. Individually, the subjects photographed each seemed on the threshold (or in the throws) of their most formative, expressive, and self-reflective years. I myself, also on this delicate threshold, found myself threatened by this newfound pressure, and whatever may come next. Along this, I was disturbed by the immortalized young women of Western art history: a plethora of images of vulnerable, sexualized, passive women. My own images therefore were an attempt to immortalize a specific moment, but one that was less concerned with the qualities of classic depictions of young women, and more with their ability to be active, and to finally be given a voice.  Embroidery by Maybe McInnis
 Alessia, September 2015.
watercolor 2.jpg
 Larry, February 2015.
 Idil, January 2015.
watercolor 4.jpg
 Josiane, April 2015.
 Audrey, May 2016.
watercolor 5.jpg
 Monica, July 2015.
 Kaia'tanoron, July 2015.
watercolor 1.jpg
 Masum, May 2016.
 Nada, December 2015.
watercolor 3.jpg
 Self, September 2015.

Fanciulla, meaning young girl, is a series of portraits following the femme folk of my everyday. Individually, the subjects photographed each seemed on the threshold (or in the throws) of their most formative, expressive, and self-reflective years. I myself, also on this delicate threshold, found myself threatened by this newfound pressure, and whatever may come next. Along this, I was disturbed by the immortalized young women of Western art history: a plethora of images of vulnerable, sexualized, passive women. My own images therefore were an attempt to immortalize a specific moment, but one that was less concerned with the qualities of classic depictions of young women, and more with their ability to be active, and to finally be given a voice.

Embroidery by Maybe McInnis

Alessia, September 2015.

Larry, February 2015.

Idil, January 2015.

Josiane, April 2015.

Audrey, May 2016.

Monica, July 2015.

Kaia'tanoron, July 2015.

Masum, May 2016.

Nada, December 2015.

Self, September 2015.

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