From: A Girl and Her Room
Rania Matar’s portrait of Ellice, Jamaica Plain, MA, 2010.
© Rania Matar
In these photos, teenage girls share their personal spaces in atmospheric portraits with accompanying quotes. With images taken around the world, from Palestinian refugee camps to privileged homes in American cities, the result is a graphic depiction of the ways these young women’s lives differ as well as the struggles they share—the angst, confusion and self-determination that so often coexist at the cusp of adulthood.