From Lisa Davidson’s article about Amy Touchette’s portraits of teenagers in New York, Hawaii, and Tokyo:

In a new exhibition, the New York artist exhibits The Young Series—a compendium of the three entwined bodies of works, showcasing the similarities, differences, attitudes, and fashion choices of teens from very different parts of the world—alongside a representation of her prolific Instagram feed of ‘Street Dailies’; Touchette’s online appreciation for New York characters shown on a 60” diagonal touch screen HD screen. “Teenagers are raw adults,” says Touchette, “they are exposed to adult situations, but lack the experience and wisdom that maturity brings, and adult consequences abound. I was transfixed by the extremity of their hybrid nature, but I also simply wanted to capture what is such a distinct and fleeting time in life—the teen years—regardless of where one lives.”

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