As Julia Pastrana
As Julia Pastrana series is inspired by the life of Julia Pastrana. Referred to the as "The Ugliest Woman in the World," Pastrana was born with hypertrichosis, a condition that covered her entire body in thick hair. Reflecting on body image and insecurities, the series confronts the ideal of beauty. This series was created in 2013 for the Más Rudas exhibition, Ruda Phat, at the Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio.