Photographer Relives Her Childhood by Taking Portraits of Her Much Younger Sister
Growing up in a struggling middle class family from the suburbs, Ohio native Amy Powell uses photography to create a telling narrative of her close, personal relationships. The oldest of four children, Powell’s series Erica & I is a poignant chronicle featuring her younger sister as subject and muse. A mixture of wistful photos and playful exchanges, we examine Erica’s world; try to dissect her many thoughts. Gazing at the past through her lens, Powell looks to childhood to answer questions unknown and explore adult fears never reconciled.