Purity Myth by Lindsey Haligas

Purity Myth by Lindsey Haligas


Description: Cyanotype, 12x18”

Lindsey is donating 15% of the cost of Purity Myth to MESA.

Lindsey Haligas uses alternative photographic processes to explore the social construction of femininity and the objectification of the body. Lindsey received her BFA in Interdisciplinary Media Arts Practices with an emphasis in photography, BS in Strategic Communication with a focus in media design and a minor in Art History from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In addition to her studio practice, Lindsey has worked as a photographic archivist intern for Norlin Library as well as a curatorial assistant and art teacher for the Dairy Arts Center. She is currently based in Boulder, Colorado and will begin pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate certificate this Fall. Lindsey’s work stems from a need to dissect and critique the social construction of gender through imagery that replaces identity with feminine and domestic signifiers. By examining the feminine body as a whole, these images draw attention to the consequences of restrictive gender expectations perpetuated by the institutions of our society. The markings on the body resemble sewing patterns, further commenting on the portrayal of the feminine body as a passive object onto which control is asserted and associations between morality and sexuality are made.

To connect with Lindsey or to learn more about her art, follow her on Instagram @lindseyhaligasart or visit her website www.lindseyhaligas.com

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