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The Girl Project

Posted on: 11 August 2008

I found a wonderful new blog–The Girl Project.

The Girl Project explores the lives of American teenage girls by putting them behind the camera to document themselves. Using disposable cameras, girls 13-18 photograph their lives as only they know and understand it.

As I was perusing my way around I came across an interview with Elizabeth White.

Elizabeth White is a photographer-turned-video-artist who decided to investigate the world of fashion and it’s influences on women by bringing her video camera into the dressing room of a clothing store. There, she filmed herself trying on dress after dress, resulting in a film that is, at times, both comedic and tragic. She shows us just how awkward and confusing it is to try to create a public appearance that is in line with the way in which we want to be perceived. We asked Elizabeth a few questions about this exciting piece:

Click here to read the interview.

This is a blog I will be checking on more regularly.


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