429 Project

Laura Oliverio


Project title

Will At 13

Project summary

At the onset of the pandemic, I moved into my dad’s house. Growing up primarily at my mom’s house, I never knew what it was like to live full time with my younger half brother. I made these photos as I watched him grow up before my eyes. Age 13 is uncomfortable and awkward but […]

Will wears our dad’s undergarments; he’ll fit into them soon.

My brother bites his nails, a nervous habit I also did when I was 13. Once the anxiety passes, he’ll grow out of it too.

In early spring, Will lies under the forsythia bush in the backyard.