Surreal Photos Of Feminine Bodies Expose The Many Roles Women Play (NSFW)

August 30, 2014 1:19 AM

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Surreal Photos Of Feminine Bodies Expose The Many Roles Women Play (NSFW)

Marjorie Salvaterra's images are immediately cinematic. The surreal, black-and-white photos would seem at home in the universe of "Une Femme Mariée," Jean-Luc Godard's 1964 French drama. Mix in a heavy dose of expressive absurdity à la artists-turned-filmmakers Salvador Dali and Man Ray, and Salvaterra's frames could function as stills from a visually stunning, if not entirely fictional movie.

The series, "Her," channels this sentiment perfectly. Nude women with impressive curls lay face down in the grass, their black heels puncturing the view. Faceless figures and theatrically coiffed characters wear everything from straight jackets to nothing at all, staring defiantly into the camera in...

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