The Great Wall of Vagina - Jamie McCartney (x)
Jamie made molds of the vaginas of women between 18 and 76 years. Among others, they include twins and transgender women. Women are often confused about their vagina, because they think it looks different: with this project he demonstrates that vaginas are as different as faces. McCartney hopes that his work will help to stop the increasing growth of labia corrections in recent years.
Does the name “Pavlov” ring a bell?
Oh, just guerrilla-marketing my Monkey Jesus wall plaque at the mall, as you do.
(I guess I could say “gorilla-marketing”)
The Great Wall of Vagina
Changing female body perception around the world through art - that’s the idea behind this amazing exhibition currently to be seen in Brighton, UK.British artist Jamie McCartney has created a monumental wall sculpture showing women’s most private parts. The 9 metre long polyptych consists of four hundred plaster casts of vulvas, all of them unique, arranged into ten large panels. The age range of the women is from 18 to 76 including mothers and daughters, identical twins, transgendered men and women as well as a woman pre and post natal and another one pre and post labiaplasty. Described as “the Vagina Monologues of sculpture” this piece is intended to change the lives of women for good: “I realised that many women suffer anxiety about their genitals and I was in a unique position to do something about that.” Half a decade since its humble beginnings, the exhibtion is still a success. “If this sculpture helps just one woman decide not to proceed with unnecessary plastic surgery on their genitals then it will have succeeded.”
Also, Phil Spector ain’t got nuthin’ on this.