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Pandemic Fruit

When one sister inevitably begins to move towards the neon glow of teenage freedom and the other feels a bit like a shrinking dot in her rearview mirror, there is a change of sibling season that brings a kind of hard-to-name grief.


Cue a pandemic, with almost seven months of lockdown, homeschool, and a drastically narrowed social experience and there appears an opportunity to re-story the magic of a shared childhood.


Maybe it’s a little deluded, but amongst the sting of relentless conflict that has come with lack of time apart, this year my daughters have re-established a closeness and sense of play I hope will stay with them through the volatility of adolescence. I see it being delicately crystallised in these images.


Maybe objects in that rearview mirror will appear closer than they once seemed.

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