“I’m afraid of disappointing my family, of not becoming the person they want me to be. I am a bit pessimistic, maybe it’s just my nature. Sometimes I just see all black. And I don’t know why” - Erika Borelli

“I can reach what I want, when I try to take it. If I want something, I will do anything.” - Antonella Maragno

“My biggest fear is the fear of not loving myself. I try to. Maybe other people feel like that sometimes too.” - Angelica Decuzzi

In the beginning of May 2019 I travelled to Matera to find out what it’s like to be a girl in the south of Italy. This story is a chapter in an ongoing work about girls.

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