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Protected: Research Proposal

 

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Stuffed

 

View the culmination of four years exploration into the socio-cultural concerns about femininity, feminism, the body, individual control and consumption.

Sarah Misselbrook’s work embodies new processes and ways of externalising a very internalised self-analysis of the ‘body’ personal focussing on cultural obsessions and preoccupations. read more »


Artist statement

 

My work is a way of exorcising something from myself, which is very emotional, maybe troubled. I become a subject who produces that which is visible. It is my silent, non-verbal response.

My practice involves digital photography, the manipulation of my body using this process, documentation of hair growth and removal, cleansing, grooming, this relentless self surveillance and obedience. read more »


Raw Female: Cooked Feminine

 

I am taking for granted that the reader acknowledges the existence of ‘prescribed norms’ for a woman’s body in modern Western society. I will discuss the irony involved when a woman falls victim to disciplines in the quest for ideal femininity by looking at the resulting skeletal, asexual body. read more »