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Women on a stage.
In sexy high-heels no less.
The moment in this David Goldblatt image is different from our work. It is also similar.
Are these young women empowered?
Are they objects?
Are they there by conscious choice?
Is there a stage-parent pushing them?
Is the entirety of our culture a stage-parent pushing them?
So many thoughts about identity and other issues rush through your mind when you view the photo the way I’ve cropped it above.
In the wider cropping below those themes are still present… but… well… it’s a wider cropping!
It’s not Boise, Idaho.
Try Boksburg, South Africa.