In an age of the commercialised self, the natural body has become increasingly inadequate. In this ever-anxious world we are actively encouraged to construct our own bodies: 'botox, facelifts, implants, brazilians.'
Raetze's cross-stitches Free to choose, imply that we have the freedom of choice, but our options are greatly limited. The option to be one's self (a natural body) is conspicuously absent. So how do we reconcile with our inadequate selves?
Raetze's females surrender to their perceived inadequacy...more