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Stephanie Weston - 'Be Careful With That, Love'

Stephanie Weston - 'Be Careful With That, Love'
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19 Jun 2019 - 20 Jun 2019

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Aire Place Studios CIC

Aire Place Studios , Unit 2C Aire Place Mill, Kirkstall Road, Leeds , West Yorkshire, LS3 1JQ

“Be careful with that, love” is something Womxn are often told when picking up tools and other items that are traditionally viewed as ‘male’. The project began after being told that very phrase, and fed off the cynical marketing ploys that reinforce gender norms rather than dissolving them. The constant marketing of pink items for women increases the price by around 7% for the ‘pleasure’ of a pink version of the same product. An initial idea of photographing women with power tools quickly morphed into an exploration of gender norms. The brash set of both still and moving images were created to facetiously challenge the patriarchy’s ingrained, continuous misogynistic views of what Womxn can and cannot do.

This project is funded by Leeds Inspired

Leeds Inspired is part of the city’s cultural programme that celebrates arts events and projects throughout the year, supporting high quality, accessible cultural experiences for Leeds’ residents and visitors. Founded in 2012, Leeds Inspired supports culture in the city through grants schemes, commissions and a ‘What’s On’ events website. Leeds Inspired is part of Leeds City Council.

Snacks and Drinks available throughout.

Image Info: Stephanie Weston

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We have a wheelchair ramp. Although we are currently working on making sure our customer toilets are fully accessable to wheelchair users - although this is a work inprogress please email for updates. 
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