My work investigates a complexity of issues about the representation of the contemporary female with emphasis on the Burlesque Stage Performer. This naturally led onto questioning the idea of play between photographer, private space, intimacy, fantasy and the real, as well as the mystic of the performer. This body of work has evolved from a deep-rooted curiosity about female sexuality and how this can be expressed in a positive way.
The New Burlesque Revival in the 21st Century could be seen as a reaction for women wanting to have fun with their sexuality and celebrate their femininity through a staged persona. These documentary photographs show the private interiors of the performers bedrooms. They play on the idea of what is real and what is fictional. The home-based domestic interiors are in themselves a theatre where the lives of the performers take on a different persona.
HOTSHOE ONLINE MAGAZINE BLOG HAS PUBLISHED MY WORK.
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