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  • Sannah Kvist photographs millennials with all of their possessions.
  • She focuses on a generation of Swedish students that are less wealthy than their parents.
  • You can learn a lot about someone from what they own.

Millennials have been called “nightmare employees” and are credited with “killing” countless industries. This photo series shows their softer, more vulnerable side.

Swedish photographer Sannah Kvist asks millennials to pile everything they own into a corner of their room and pose for a portrait. The resulting images provide revealing glimpses into who they are and how their generation lives.

Here are nine photos from her series, “All I Own.”

Sannah Kvist is an artist and photographer based in Sweden.

For her series “All I Own,” she photographs millennials with all of their possessions.

Her subjects are Swedish students born in the eighties, members of a generation that’s less affluent than their parents.

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They move frequently between apartments and keep their possessions to a minimum.

For her portraits, Kvist asks them to pile everything they own into a backdrop of organized chaos.

You can tell a lot about someone based on what they collect and keep around them.

Some of Kvist’s subjects indicate clear interests based on the contents of their lives.

Others have a little bit of everything.

Her intimate photos speak to the transience and cautious independence of emerging adulthood.

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