Petra Collins
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Petra Collins, 20, is a Toronto-born artist. She is the founder and curator of The Ardorous, an online art collective showcasing works of emerging female artists. Collins has been practicing photography since the age of 15 (exclusively shooting on film). Her photographs are provocative, raw portraits that deal with female sexuality. She is a staff photographer for Rookie Mag, a casting director for Richard Kern, and her work has been featured in publications like VICE, Rolling Stone, Oyster, Vogue Italia, GARAGE, and others. Collins is in her third year at OCAD University studying Criticism and Curatorial Practices.

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Pourquoi Instagram a censuré mon corps

(20) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 11:02 AM

Les réactions suscitées par mon tee-shirt ne m'ont pas étonnée. Je suis habituée à voir la société me dicter la façon dont je dois plier mon corps à la norme. Je suis habituée au fait qu'on n'accepte pas des images de femmes restées "naturelles". J'ai appris à ignorer tout cela...

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Why Instagram Censored My Body

(1402) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 8:01 PM

I wasn't shocked at the reaction I received from my t-shirt. I'm used to being told by society that I must regulate my body to fit the norm. I'm used to the fact that images of unaltered women are seen as unacceptable. I've taught myself to ignore it...

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