This photo is part of the series: "The House of Souls" All photos were taken in an old German... Read More
This photo is part of the series: "The House of Souls"
All photos were taken in an old German
villa in my hometown in Poland. The stories of people who lived in this
house for generations inspired me to tell what is currently happening
in Poland. History repeats itself, and we humans kept making the same
mistakes. In 2015 the right-wing PiS party won the elections and since
then our country has been collapsing, dragging us women into the abyss.
Refugees were attacked first, then gays and lesbians, and finally women.
The consequences of this are already fatal. A church-backed right-wing
party tries to rule our bodies, decide whether we are to live or die.
Strikes of women fighting for their rights are sweeping through Poland.
The government does not listen to us, and women who are denied abortion
die. Slowly our country, our home begins to resemble The Republic of
Gilead from Margaret Atwoods "Handmaid´s Tale".
How they see us
“Once, completely accidentally, I heard a conversation of high-ranking
professors. They talked like guys, mostly about women. The quintessence
of their deliberations was that "the face is not so important, the most
important thing is that the pipe and the bumpers are in place". And all
the ideal shattered." Marta Wrobel. The bottomless plumbing and sewage
gaze seems to be the essence of how we sometimes feel seen in this male
world. And how are women treated in your country?
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