The Photographic Journal

Butch & Femme

Essay 160 • May 8th 2017

An all-female crew playing with androgyny, punk, and fashion- taking labels such as "femme" and "butch" and dancing on the line in between the two. Because you can be all of it all at once.

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Kate Sweeney

Kate Sweeney (b. 1987 in Columbus, Ohio) is TPJ’s Photographer-In-Residence. Kate is a self-taught photographer whose work has been featured online in Feature Shoot, Dazed Magazine, Refinery29, and The Huffington Post, as well as in magazines such as Austere, Clear Nude, Babefest, and Latent Image. She currently lives and works in Columbus, Ohio, where she continues to make work that focuses on the human form, abstraction, and color.

Hair & Makeup Artist: Arielle Packey

Stylist: Reilly Smith

Models: Reilly Smith & Courtney Bennett