I can vividly recall, my tender fascination of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith at the age of 15. I would sit at round library tables, and surround myself with photography books, then rush home to download music from the origins of punk rock. Oh, adolescence.
Kelli Connell shoot self portraits with film, and then scans and manipulates the images using photoshop. The result are these fantastically beautiful, and astonishingly intimates images. Oh, the art of learning one's self.