Like the crime scene investigation tool, popularized by contemporary television programs, used to illuminate biological residue unseeable by the naked eye, these images explore the psychological residue of being raised in a culture of fear. As a child I was told to avoid strangers because they may cause me harm, but was never told how to identify the threatening ones. As a result, I feared them all. I was taught self defense in the girl scouts before really understanding what I was defending. Later, my popular culture heroes equated outward femininity with victimization adding to my already established insecurities. These images are the embodiment of those fears. The figures are dissected, exposed, girly, sexualized, and surrounded by the darkness of an unidentifiable threat. The flesh of the girls alternate in and out of focus pushing the anxiety in and out of the real world.