This series of portraits focuses on the theme of identity, through young women living in Essex. Hairstyles, fashion, jewellery are personal aspects that create the formation of visual identity. From the Renaissance, women had to uphold a self-image and role for the acute appearance of social status. Being in a consumerist society, social media has taken form to create modern-day restrictions with the self-awareness of one’s appearance.
Abbie Brewster • Jacqualine Ford • Benjimen Green • Ian Kemp • Bettina Reeve • Louise Rummel • Noelani Watson • Kelsey Woor •