PROJECTS: MORE THAN A WOMAN: portraits-portfolio005

Bird has been doing editorial and runway shows in Thailand for a year. She says her proudest moments have been the times she was selected for jobs from a groups of women she considers very beautiful. Bird says her biggest obstacle in modeling is her body shape, the clothes and shoes are often too small or the designer has to do a special fitting for her, she says people are hesitant to book transgender models for reasons like this. They are neither male nor female in an industry where clothes are tailored to a specific frame. Bangkok, Thailand 2015 © Giulio Di Sturco

Bird has been doing editorial and runway shows in Thailand for a year. She says her proudest moments have been the times she was selected for jobs from a groups of women she considers very beautiful. Bird says her biggest obstacle in modeling is her body shape, the clothes and shoes are often too small or the designer has to do a special fitting for her, she says people are hesitant to book transgender models for reasons like this. They are neither male nor female in an industry where clothes are tailored to a specific frame.

Bangkok, Thailand 2015 © Giulio Di Sturco