amazones women's words , 2017-2019 (work in progress)
This work was born when I first met Xènia. Xènia is mother of a little babyboy. Several months after her delivery, she still felt sad with the C-section she had, and needed to communicate about it. Some questions were raised, in psychological, cultural and social matter ... These questions, I wanted to ask them to other ladies and have their testimony.
Why a cesarean section, under what conditions, how does the medical profession prepare for this surgical procedure, how are women considered during this operation, how do mothers experience cesarean section before and after the operation, how do they relate to their delivery , to their child, what look do they feel having delivered by a cesarean section ...
This scar is much more than just a cosmetic mark on the body, it reveals something about women’s place in this society.