talia smith

Sapphic Essence

(2022 - 2024)
Ongoing medium format photo series

This collection aims to capture an essence of attraction and being as it exists in my everyday queer life—directly challenging a perpetuation of sapphism that refers to a hypersexualized, orgasmic and overtly fetishized nature.

/ˈsafik/ an umbrella term for attraction or relationships between women and/or women-aligned people, whether they identify as lesbian, bi, pan, asexual, trans or queer.