2016 / People / Culture

Tutus Are Not For Wimps!

  • Photographer
    Patricia Fortlage
  • Agency / Studio
    patricia fortlage, photographe

From the Wonder, Girl Project. Proving you don't have to be stick thin, uber feminine, and 6 feet tall to be a ballerina. Here, Sindy shows us that a grunge aesthetic will do just fine. Inspiring young women and teen girls by showing them they are not limited by stereotypes or how others might classify them or otherwise think of them, that is the Wonder, Girl Project. To learn more and/or get involved, go to www.facebook.com/wondergirlproject.

Patti Fortlage is a freelance photographer and documentarian specializing in community development and women’s empowerment. From her core belief that if you invest in women and girls, entire communities will be raised, she has focused much of her photography career working with organizations doing just that.