Second Skin

Second Skin. Series of Six Photographs, each 18x24cm, 2007

Motorcycle. Thirsty. In Between.

What does it mean to be a woman in western cultural circles? One aspect of mainstream thought is that a woman should present herself as favourably as possible. Attractive, perhaps seductive, presenting her best features in an advantageous light by means of the subtle use of make-up, for example,  or by alluring clothes. She wants to exert appeal, to be at least pretty, if not beautiful in the sense of the female ideal.