101 Vagina Book
The book is 216 pages beautifully bound in hardcover at 25 x 25cm (10 x 10″) square, see photos of the actual book here.
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What’s it all about?
101 Vagina is about breaking down the taboo around vaginas and body image shame generally. It confronts the lies we are told about what’s normal and celebrates our uniqueness and diversity. 101 Vagina is also about the sharing of story, of experience; the passing down of knowledge and wisdom.
This book contains 101 beautiful black and white photos of 101 women, along with a message, story or poem written by each woman to accompany their photo. The messages are candid and span the spectrum of emotions. They are raw and honest and form a small compendium of women’s experiences with their bodies and womanhood in general, with a focus on the vagina.
101 Vagina is light and profound, cheeky and deep.
101 Vagina promo.
I interviewed several participants from the 101 Vagina project and speak myself about what the project is about and why I made it.
Interviews at 101 Vagina Book Exhibition.
The 101 Vagina Book Exhibition from Sept 25 to Oct 6 2013 at the Colour Factory gallery was part of the Melbourne Fringe arts festival. I interviewed many visitors to the exhibition, capturing their reactions to the work and views around the issues raised.
Dr Berta Davis: Sex Therapist and Clinical Psychologist
“I think the book is doing something that no other piece of literature has done … to have been able to capture the aesthetics of femininity as well as the personal narrative.”
Dr Berta Davis speaks about the 101 Vagina book from her perspective of having been a Sex Therapist for 30 years and clinical psychologist for 35 years.
What are people saying?
â€œIf you are walking around on planet Earth it is because of the Vagina.â€ Toni Childs
â€œAs a licensed psychotherapist I see the impact of body issues on women every day. I hope the project gets fully funded. Best of luck to you!â€ Jennifer Burton
â€œSuch a book will bring awareness, self confidence â€“ and probably a giggle :) to women â€“ and men alike.â€œ Shreya
â€œEverybody needs to see more vagina while they sip their coffee!â€ Angela White
â€œFantastic! Should be part of sex ed for all young people!â€
101 Vagina book up close
We enter the world through the vagina
at conception and at birth. Vaginas are sacred.