Jessica Yatrofsky is a New York-based photographer and filmmaker, known for film and photographic work exploring body politics, beauty, and gender. She received her MFA from Parsons the New School for Design and published her first photography monograph, I Heart Boy, with powerHouse Books in 2010 and her second photography monograph, I Heart Girl, in 2015. Jessica’s photographic work is part of the permanent collection with the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Her photography work has been exhibited overseas and her film work has been both televised and screened at film festivals internationally.
“I Heart Girl portrays subjects with varying degrees of “masculine” and “feminine” traits. Through the process of study and repetition I examined and countered the widely and historically accepted images of men and women in both my still and video work.“