in today’s highly visual society, one has to ask, what exactly makes for a real woman? with the help of advertising and mass media influenced thought, more often than not women are judged and categorised by society’s perception of beauty, fashion sensibility, sexuality and sexual preference, career success, maturity, self worth and past stereotyped expectations. as varied and debatable aspects for you to reflect on. real women presented as unreal women. what makes a real woman? what should we all believe?

Additional book images


hardcover – special edition (# of 50) sold out

softcover – open edition – AUD$80 +shipping

opening night

the realwomen exhibition was opened on friday 20 march at adelaide central gallery (former Norwood gallery space) and ran until thursday 09 April 2009.