What story lies behind this early morning gaze?

I wanted to express the feeling of ambivalence that often accompanies a girl’s first period. For some, the pride of joining the community of women is empowering. For others, the flow of blood is source of embarrassment. In both cases, the appearance of menses tolls the end of childhood carelessness as the wheel of life turns…

Ambivalence is part of my series Northern Crossing inspired by feminine adolescence.

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