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2021.04.27

… my male measure of photography of women, how much does it engage my male libido?, in this case, only a little, despite nudity and attractive women, the nudity is in the service of other thoughts and ideas beyond the male gaze… the article alludes to women with power presence and i agree… … 2021.04.27

2021.04.12.03

[Justine Kurland] cut up all her photobooks and made collages out of them… the results a feminist manifesto, out with men… i get that the patriarchy is a bore, but i have begun to suspect that a matriarchy that dominates as the patriarchy does, should it ever be achieved, will be just as problematic, not least because women seek to claim the agency of men, with agency comes responsibility, but also the opportunity to run amok in pursuit of hegemony… i now dedicate myself to the ouroboros and the multiarchy, this is where the future of humanity lies if it is to be a good one… … 2021.04.12.03

2021.04.12.02

de Beauvoir considers the problem of woman and casual sex, that for many reasons, it is not an easy option for woman, those options being largely biological in nature, the threat of getting pregnant, the threat of picking up a man that will do her harm, the fact that paying for sex is not satisfying to woman the way it is to man … 2021.04.12.02

2021.04.10.03

… about Gem Fletcher… the author of the article on photography and women’s issues [that i focused considerable attention on yesterday]… … 2021.04.10.03

20210409.05

It’s this idea that as a cis woman, I have this kind of internalised male gaze within my consciousness. I’m always watching myself. It’s about how those images have changed our subjectivity, our psyche and our sense of being in the world. It’s a type of power that is, in a sense, insurmountable. … 20210409.05

2021040704

… i learn about Carol Gilligan, “North American feminist and developmental psychologist,” as influence on the construction of Piotrowska’s images… … 2021040704