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Alexis Hunter

Born in 1948, Auckland, New Zealand

Died in 2014

Overview

Alexis Hunter used photography as a means of weaponizing feminist theory, critiquing and subverting the objectification of the female body and radically reappropriating it as a site for political activism. Hunter often depicted male bodies in the same manner as sexist depictions of women in advertising and media in the 1970s, and pioneered a technique of photographic sequential narrative, using photographs and text to make radical, provocative storyboards. Through gender roleplay and the use of ...Read more