American White Woman Analysis

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As white people, we never have our racial identity challenged. The beginning of the project was me becoming aware of the intersecting contradictions of identifying as a white woman; the obstacles of being a woman, but the privileges that come from whiteness. Growing up, like the mass population, I was taught, you are either a man or a woman and that those things are opposite to each other. I never thought I wasn't a woman, but I never thought I was opposite to a man either. Within the project, I have been creating my own fabricated photographic archive of American white men, formed from images I was making, alongside family photos, majority of which were taken by my father. Through photographing, the imagery deals with power dynamics and
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