Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Alexis Hunter

Approach to Fear XIII: Pain - Destruction of Cause

Approach to Fear XIII:  Pain - Destruction of Cause

Alexis Hunter. Approach to Fear XIII: Pain - Destruction of Cause, 1977.

Description:
This sequence of photographs of a burning shoe was made in 1977 as a challenge to fashion and gender stereotypes. The sequence shows the shoe gradually being burnt down to the sole. In an earlier version, the shoe is taken off and the wearer massages the incisions the shoe has made in her flesh.

Medium:
Book

Tags:
photography, shoe, fashion, feminism, advertising, destruction, fire

Images
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Location
London, London
England

Contact
13 Hillier House, 46 Camden Square
London, London
England
alexishunter@mail.com

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