Petra Collins | Tavi Gevinson


Babe edited by Petra Collins. First edition (2015). First impression. Medium format hardback in as new condition. No markings. The book is as new and unread. Please see pictures. Any questions please get in touch.

About Babe from Prestel

Curated by one of today’s most sought-after photographers, this collection of work by young female artists captures the voices and visions that are shaping a generation of women.

21-year-old Canadian photographer Petra Collins is leading the way in a contemporary girl power revolution that proves feminism and sexuality aren’t mutually exclusive.

So, «Babe» includes work by Collins as well as over 30 artists who have been part of her online collective «The Ardorous». Though their work is aesthetically varied, it all represents a current zeitgeist characterized by explorations of female identity. It also looks into the scrutinization of the role of the Internet and social media.

The artists in the book, such as Arvida Bystrom, Sandy Kim, Harley Weir, Jeanette Hayes, and Kristie Muller, hail from a variety of places. For example, New York, London, Moscow, Stockholm, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Toronto. Together they reflect an all-accepting, affirming, distinctly female point of view that teens and young women everywhere can respond to. With a Foreword by Tavi Gevinson, writer, actress, fashion blogger, and creator of the online magazine Rookie, this is an inspiring collection for a new generation of creative, forward-thinking women.

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