“Saving Yourself: Steps to Preserving the Chastity of Adolescent Girls” is a collection of photographic essays. The interior pages leave black smudge marks on the hands of the reader, causing them to dirty themselves simply through the act of reading. Just as the true nature of the photographs are revealed, the participants in this dialog become unclean.
Saving Yourself. Hand-stitched, Guarded Album & Mixed Media. © Haley Nagy.