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The Power of the Image by Annette Kuhn

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Living dolls and ‘real women’

Frances Borzello, Annette Kuhn, Jill Pack and Cassandra Wedd

The writers of this chapter were among a group of feminists who met over a period of time in the late 1970s to share a common interest in photographs – in making as much as in talking about them. Looking at images in magazines and advertisements, discussing each others’ pictures, setting up joint photographic projects, our efforts were largely informal, low-key and private. The group, which eventually acquired the name Second Sight, provided an opportunity to pool ideas and develop skills in circumstances free of the pressures to get things done, to produce results, which all of its members faced in one way or another in our everyday lives. The group ...

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