motherhood & identity: tattooed mamas breaking the taboos

First edition – paperback


Looking beyond the title ‘Mother’, Motherhood & Identity: Tattooed Mamas Breaking The Taboos questions the role of, and transition to, motherhood on the sense of self and personal identity. Juxtaposing studio portraits of individual women displaying their tattoos as an expression of their individuality with an environmental portrait depicting their societal role as a mother, the series explores and undermines perceptions and stereotypes of motherhood whereby individual identities are often overshadowed and subsumed by the role of primary childcarer.

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