This project is a visual response to the pressures that Abbie believes women are under every day to live up to an idealised image of femininity, which is represented in the media. This series highlights the fact that women are objectifying themselves by internalizing the male gaze and making themselves up in a way which they deem men to find attractive, and there is no better manifestation of this occurrence than in a photograph that a woman has approved and put on the internet. The photographs that Abbie uses are found imagery; the importance of this is that these are photographs show how the young women depicted in them wish to be seen.
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