Speaks for itself really. Love the hilarity of it but also there’s a touch of criticism of gender expectations and representation in there…
We may still be living in a patriarchal world but it’s far more complex, nuanced, colourful and full of alternative ways of seeing and being than ever before. And that’s to be celebrated.
Beautiful and fascinating photos of mothers and their babies from 50 years ago… how mothering hasn’t changed at its core…
Long lost photos of motherhood
Mesmerising photography that combines macro, acquatic and time-lapse techniques in order to achieve an amazing short film on the minutiae of coral life. Beautiful and fascinating. A gorgeous abstract piece too.
These gender reversal exercises are becoming very popular and indeed, they do show up the differences between how men and women are portrayed in the popular media and advertising, the glaring double standards and how women are objectified while men continue to be portrayed as the ones with the active gaze and power.
This ones has a delicious twist to it: the Bondi hipster duo is imitating Miranda Kerr photos with hilarious satirical results. I may have to use this for my upcoming gender lecture!
Thanks to Neridah I came across this lovely collection of photos from the past. Well, mostly US and European white people’s past, but still.
Celebration, war, poverty, illness, science and culture of a few eras so very different from our own. You got to love the internet for helping to put us in touch with our past.
30 unique must-see photos from our past