GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

 GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

 GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

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 GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.
 GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.
 GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.
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GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

GIRL WRESTLE is a visual account of the growth of girls' youth wrestling in the American South. Through a series of black-and-white still and moving images, documentary photographer Rachel Jessen investigates themes of social conditioning, embodiment, identity, and power.

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