Periods, first sexual relationship, pregnancy are examples of natural moments that condemned women to experience pain during their life. In addition, women accept to suffer enduring artificial burden such as, uncompromising¬†fashion, rigid manners, even ¬†plastic surgery, for the sake of beauty.
In that sense, women’s relation to pain is different that other genders.
It has been 30 years that I was born a¬†woman.
As a witness and actor of this, I wanted to highlight this condition with subtle acupuncture photography.
This series shows Hiroko’s acceptance of suffering in order to be cured, in order to be beautiful.
– Yurina Niihara