In Jenny Sampson’s follow-up monograph to Skaters (Daylight 2017) featuring her acclaimed collection of tintype portraits of male and female skateboarders, the American photographer, who is based in Berkeley, California, chose to focus exclusively on female skateboarders. Although historically a male-dominated sport, there have always been girls in the skateboarding landscape. By turning her lens on these fearless females in skate parks and events all over California, Washington and Oregon, Sampson hopes Skater Girls (Daylight, September 2020) will increase visibility and celebrate these girls and non-binary people, young and older, who have been breaking down this gender wall with their...
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