Forbidden Beauty


Forbidden Beauty

Year: 2012.
Technique: Photography
Technical Data: ten, 300x200mm

Cross-dressing/transsexuality concepts that are in Croatian culture, although generally known, often the taboo. From complete transphobia through partial acceptance, to supporting these forms of sexuality and personal expression attitudes vary depending on geographic location, education, religion, etc. The situation in Croatia is positively changing, but primarily it is a picture of the city, Zagreb Pride (11 g maintenance ) and Pride Split 2012th but the fact is that the above events are still at high risk and eligible once a year in two of 127 Croatian cities. Free everyday dressing and behavior in accordance with the personal choice remains taboo.

Work "Forbidden Beauty" examines the personal freedom in the expression of their sexuality, appearance, and behavior. The way they perceive and cope with the limits that are imposed on him by society. Through portrait photography inspired by photoshoots, celebrity photography and self-promotion in the public and through social networks as a generally accepted phenomenon. Investigate the acceptance of cross-dressing in this kind of photography, capturing the classic "female" poses and atmosphere. In this world, through the model, (transsexual orientation) is entered interpretation, their perception of and response to them. Strong interaction logging / recording object and its direct involvement in the problems of the work becomes the subject (models are transsexual in private life too), the show brings a dynamic personality facing a ban.

In contemporary art were removed canons of beauty, and in this way represented the individual beauty and freedom through the frozen image frames, guarding forbidden and rejected personality in its freest and most personal form.