2011 Nicole Bazuin and Andrea Werhun met on the set of a music video Nicole was directing. As their friendship grew over the next decade, a creative partnership formed with the aim of bringing Andrea’s sex work experiences to artistic life.
2018 The duo self-published Modern Whore: A Memoir, combining Andrea’s writing with Nicole’s photography. The acclaimed book sold out its print run in a year and was a Strand NYC Staff Pick, garnering attention from The New York Times, The Guardian, VICE, CBC, and more.
2020 Two short documentaries featuring Andrea and directed by Nicole are released: Modern Whore (SXSW) and Last Night at the Strip Club (CBC Gem, Hot Docs).
2022 An expanded edition of Modern Whore: A Memoir is forthcoming from Strange Light Books, Penguin Random House Canada.
Virgin Twins is the multimedia company led by Nicole Bazuin and Andrea Werhun showcasing the provocative, innovative, and socially-conscious storytelling of a new generation. Our books and ventures into TV and film combine artistic vision, progressive narratives, and a timelessly beautiful aesthetic. Virgin Twins is revolutionizing media to tell stories that others won’t dare to tell.