Contour Queen: The Power Of Makeup Revisited

A few years ago, I wrote a piece called “Send In The Clowns”. As a photography student who was enthralled by feminism and bodily autonomy, I captured my thoughts on makeup through a series of pictures that expressed my confusion- whether weaing makeup was feminist or not. Two years on, I would’ve never thought that…

my body is not a temple

the way we teach young girls to keep their lusting linger thoughts closed between their legs is through colorful backwards anecdotes that are out of touch antiquated and anti-woman “your body is a temple” my mother would chant this is what I remember being said the most “Do you not know that your bodies are…

Body and Soul: Discoveries from Two Weeks in a Walking Boot

On the afternoon of July 4, 2004, I was sitting in the waiting room of a hospital in suburban Seattle, Washington. I’d taken a nasty tumble down the stairs while vacuuming bits of soil left behind by my then beloved pet tortoise, Cookie. All said and done, the incident left me with a very caricature-y…

Edith

“I love photographing people nude. I find the human body so incredibly beautiful. I focus on the natural shapes that our bodies can create and that was my main idea when doing this shoot. So, my goal was to show how the naked body can be beautiful rather than obscene. The models name is Edith,…