Feminine Development is a series which talk about alienation of the female body and female sexual identity, which has often been distorted and alienated by society (...)
Artist: Henriette Sabroe Ebbesen
Project: Feminine Development
With cosmetic surgery and genetic manipulation almost anything becomes possible in the strive of fulfilling society’s expectations of beauty and perfectness, both before and after birth. Using the mirrors to manipulate the body serves to illustrate how we slowly move away from reality merging with a surreal, parallel world where it is questionable what a natural body looks like.
Creating the series I also confronted my own body insecurities by creating images that would celebrate the female body for it’s capability of giving birth and creating a child starting from the division of just two cells.
© Henriette Sabroe Ebbesen
Curator : Ecaterina Rusu