The Leading Lady
The Leading Lady is a body of work exploring the representation of the female gender in contemporary visual culture through the female gaze in a series of film stills. these film stills use the photographic tableau and constructed cinematic conventions the female protagonists. It challenges western ideologies of women and film representation reinforcing this through technique while also exploring the mould and identity of the contemporary female protagonist. playing off the viewers preconceived notions about gender, the work invites the audience to challenge their knowledge of the female gender and follow the leading lady.
Sarah Aherne • James Allinson • Phoebe Ball • Aithne Clayton • Connor Dowd • Adam French • Thomas Griffiths • Caitlin Hall • Max Wailes •