It's a bit crowded in here

The Noemi

26 April – 26 May 2013

Spandex, polyfill, cotton thread


Striving to be acceptable monopolizes the time spent getting to a place one never really wants to get to. Content enough to live in a place of beautiful self disgust, there is little time left for anything or anyone else. Daily thoughts are spent on caloric summations, body assessment, and inadequacy.

“A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.” ― Naomi Wolf

Images by Tineke Maree Jansen and Kelly McDonald