It feels like we’ve been waiting our whole lives for a shoot that manages to reference Ruff Ryders, Nine Inch Nails and World Star Hip Hop all within a single photo set, and finally Elizabeth De La Piedra has come through and answered our prayers. Invite her to your party and you can expect her to be flicking through your iPad looking for Juicy J and Ciara songs, but if you want to find other intimate details, such as what she was doing last night at midnight, the last dream she can remember and what the last text is in her phone, then you’ll have to watch the video she sent us at the end of the shoot. Until then here are the essentials to make sure you’re up to speed: Elizabeth was born in Peru, raised in Australia and currently lives and works between New York, Chicago and LA, and alongside producing her own work has spent the last years interning for Ryan McGinely, Magnum Photos and Chris Buck.
All images by Elizabeth De La Piedra, you can see more of Elizabeth’s work by following her social media accounts below.
Words: William Edwin Wright