“I realized that the way pit bulls are portrayed, even by photographers trying to make a difference, is always very harsh. The imagery associated with pit bulls is gritty, somber, highly contrasted, very urban. People want to portray them like badasses.”
the girl lived in bethnal green, in the east end of london. at the photographer’s request she is dancing the lambeth walk, a dance made famous in the 1930s. although dressed in an ill-fitting assortment of clothes, she performs with elegance and self-possession.