Rebecca Swan

Melisa #2

Melisa #2 by Rebecca Swan

Artwork Detail

On page 39 of Assume Nothing, Melisa states; ‘Some people have the attitude that I have no right to look like I do and call myself a woman. They don’t want to see me for who I am. They try to soften it, or even tell me that I’m not the gender that I am. That’s how far some people go to make it fit or right for them. My Ideal world is about learning to love myself, so that what other people say can’t touch me. People are always going to say stuff. I can’t stop ignorant people being ignorant.’

Title
Melisa #2
Artist/creator
Production date
1999
Medium
silver gelatin selenium toned
Dimensions
864 x 738 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2019
Accession no
2019/6/12
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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