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Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine
Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine
Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine
Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine
Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine
Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine
Anete - Evita Goze - Phases Magazine

Her light hair was pulled back and her cheeks covered in freckles. Her bright eyes looked straight at me from the grainy sepia coloured photograph, which I stumbled across on a social networking site. Despite her childlike features, Anete’s page stated that she was, in fact, seventeen years old. As soon as I saw the image I knew I wanted to photograph her. I didn’t know then that Anete’s medical condition – a lack of the hormone that stimulates growth and cell reproduction – had forever trapped her in a child’s body. She was only about one meter thirty centimetres in height; she had no breasts and tiny hips, and initially could be mistaken for a girl of about ten years of age. A few weeks later, on the balcony of my apartment, I asked Anete to pull her hair back and made almost the same picture as the first one ever I saw of her…