Tag Archives: feminist art

When I Gaze Into the Looking-Glass (Video)

7 Mar

 

In honor of International Women’s Day 2013, over the yearning tune of Mary Lou Williams, I present my freeverse Everywoman’s tale: an allegory and an homage, part radical feminist piece, part performance art. A universal women’s narrative, playing out through a global lens, pointing out who we are and who we have become, and the parallel internal and external battles that rage on.

 

 

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When I Gaze Into The Looking-Glass ©

6 Mar
When I gaze into the looking-glass,
I despise what I see.
A woman. Flawed. Insufficient. 
Pillow lips of blushing roses
A youthful face of innocence
Breasts made for sustaining life
Hips made for giving it
Even the hairs above my lip 
Seem meaningless
And yet, I must remove them.
Hair above my genitals-
Isn't it disgusting?
A healthy vagina, and yet so grotesque. 

Sent to me to process like a torrent
My already overwhelmed psyche
And for me, to somehow, change. 
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Jesus Was A Feminist

28 Feb

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I made this image about six years ago after teaching myself how to play with photoshop.

That is all.