kimiko yoshida: self portraits

Images: © Kimiko Yoshida

“Since she fled her homeland to escape the mortifying servitude and humiliating fate of Japanese women, Kimiko Yoshida – through what is called “self-portraits” – has refined and amplified a feminist stance of protest, cultivated and distanced from “current affairs”: against contemporary cliches of seduction, against voluntary servitude of women, against “identity” defined by appurtenances and “communities”, against the stereotypes of “gender” and the determinism of heredity.” [text by Jean-Michel Ribettes, 2009]

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  1. Beautifull, a very clean feeling. Love the expressions & the little red against all the white. Wonderfull compossisions. Regards Line

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