Nonchalant but vulnerable, cocky but with childlike playfulness, inviting and at the same time forbidding, this is how the models in Julia Peirone’s new photographic series appear. Here, the viewer encounters young girls in between childhood and womanhood, captured in millisecond’s uningratiating gestures. It is girly in a pastel-coloured, chewing-gum chewing way, and at the same time disturbingly intimate and exposed.
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