From David Ebony’s review for artnet News:
With all the media attention lavished on Caitlyn Jenner, and transgender issues of late, this exhibition of Lindsay Morris’s photo study of a camp for transgender children could not be more timely—or poignant. In the series, “You are You,” Morris documents a summer camp for gender non-conforming kids in the Midwest, which she has been attending since 2007.
The color photographs in uniform, modest size (13 by 19 inches each), show happy kids, playing dress-up, frolicking through the countryside in high-heels, or putting on makeup. The Detroit-born, New York-based Morris has chosen to emphasize the joyfulness of these children at camp, and only hint at the trauma that their regular daily existence in the “real world” must entail.
Browse the exhibition “You Are You” at ClampArt
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