ABASEMENT OF DOLLS
These images are a social message which depicts the sexual conditioning and exploitation of females. Many of us fall victim to this on many different levels. From the moulding of young girls, groomed to become just mere ornaments and sexual objects, in order to appeal to and gratify males. To the obsessive pursuit of self-beautification, fuelled by the media's ideal of physical perfection. Something that is both unrealistic and unobtainable, which can also have detrimental effects; Ranging from insecurity to eating disorders and plastic surgery.
My primary vexation lies within the realms of pornography – Or rather 'filmed prostitution'. Which has become so socially acceptable and accessible - especially to children. Even playboy merchandise is now aimed at girls as young as eight. Playboy is not a cute bunny, it is a global pornographic business which debases and exploits thousands of young women. If people knew of the horrendous logistics behind this atrocious industry, I'm sure that they would consider it both abhorrent and intolerable.
Pornography is a primary facet utilised within patriarchal ideology - Which fuels disrespect, degradation, subordination, privilege, entitlement, power and wealth. Sexual assault, psychopathies and sexually motivated murders. These factors strongly perpetuate the social oppression of girls and women. Pornography also debases society as a whole and is a detrimental blight on civilisation.
Photos from the Abasement of Dolls show at Resistance Gallery (2/13/09)
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