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Pretty for a Chinese

Most preteens feel insecure about their looks. I was no exception. However, besides the crushing weight of normal insecurities brought on during that stage, I had to deal with much more. When the thought of self-appearance came to mind, I had to deal with mixed feelings of shame, anger and self-rejection – all of which […]


Reclaiming the gaze

In January, Celine Medina and I planned a shoot around the female gaze. Celine is a photographer who I met on Twitter. She had placed an open call for collaborations, so I responded. We then followed each other on Twitter and expressed our mutual desire to work together. We finally met on Feb. 17 to […]