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“In this series you will see one woman, an average young professional, depicted in routine daily situations. The concept of male entitlement is represented by male arms and hands performing a variety of actions that are overwhelmingly intrusive on her body and her life. In each situation she maintains a blank expression, a visual choice that demonstrates how conditioned we as women have become to accept this atmosphere as excusable and even normal.”

“Boundaries” by Allaire Bartel

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Illustrations by Annie Stegg, Jen Bartel, Elsa Chang  Cuddly Rigor MortisTara Nicole Whitaker, Heather Franzen RuttenEva Vilhelmiina EskelinenRovina Cai & Rich Pellegrino.

Part of the Through Dangers Untold: A Labyrinth 30th Anniversary art show, now open at Gallery Nucleus. Artwork available HERE.