Morganna MAGEE

Living in a small town an hour out of the city of Melbourne, she became a mother to Noah at 15. Beautiful and volatile she dreams of a life in the city.

I don’t remember much of my early childhood but my teen years are vivid with the sense of excitement, rebellion and heartbreak still fresh almost 20 years on. Free from fear of consequence whilst at once weighted down with expectation, growing up has never been easy. 

Young, beautiful and naive, these girls are reflection of who I was and who I still am.

Connecting with my subjects through social media, I become a neutral source for these girls to chat with, text messaging creating a dialogue before meeting. The relationship formed between us becomes integral to the photography, these teens drop the artifice of the " selfie" and allow me into their lives to photograph them without artifice showing incredible openness and vulnerability.

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