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‚Avert your eyes‘


‚Avert Your Eyes‘ is a series of self portraits contemplating the perception of shame, physical and emotional self-acceptance and female self-consciousness.

As Simone de Beauvoir has observed, ‚The feminine body is expected to be flesh, but discreetly so.‘

Looking at notions of nakedness, monthly cycles and bodily changes after giving birth, I explore the concept of identity and the (fe)male gaze.