Intertwined with this I am also documenting body dysmorphia as young people try and conform to this social expectation resulting in eating disorders and body transformation. Lastly I am documenting transgenderism and the struggle young people have to live within a body they were born into but have no affiliation with.
- Michelle Sank
Michelle Sank is an internationally recognised social demographic photographer. Her practice is concerned with the notion of encountering, collecting, and re-telling. She is interested in creating sociological landscapes, interplays of human form and location that are significant in their visual, sociological, cultural and psychological nuances.
She has undertaken numerous commissions for prominent galleries and magazines in the UK, Europe and the USA and has been the recipient of numerous awards. With this series she won a Portfolio Selections Award in the 2014 San Francisco International Photography Competition.