Brown University is one of the few colleges that recognize women's rugby as a fully-fledged varsity sport. In "The Bears" photographer Alejandra Carles-Tolra captures the agony and ecstasy of being on an elite college athlete.
Carles-Tolra is on the phone from New York. Until recently, the Spanish photographer was based in New England on North America's east coast. She has now moved to London. But let's rewind a bit: This story starts with a theater-obsessed kid in Barcelona who, fascinated by performance and identity, decides to study it formally at university through sociology.Read more here!