Art Threat: Portraits of a young girl influenced by the mainstream – Photographs by Jessica Manley

Currently a senior at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Jessica Manleybegan the project “Melissa” six years ago while still a high school student. She began working with her younger sister, Melissa, to explore the way media influences the understanding of ‘normal’ in young girls, and how it creates delusional ideals. Over ...