Menstrual blood. Most people either throw it away, when using a tampon or pad, or flush it through the toilet, in case of a cup. But why not reuse it? (…)
‘Do you consider what you see pretty or ugly?’ Visual artist Jen Lewis invites people to look at menstruation in a different way. (…)
Totally different from all her other work: The Rorschach-series of the New York photographer Sarah Anne Ward. (…)
Photographer Charlotte Luijendijk was inspired by the many euphemisms for the word ‘menstruation’.
The British Mary Hamill created the photo series Semper Augustus where tampons are used to create tulips in various shades of red.
You see blood. Is that’s why the work of Swedish photographer Arvida Bystrom is so uncomfortable to look at? (…)
She was the first real-life woman appearing in a commercial for sanitary towels: Elizabeth ‘Lee’ Miller (1907-1977). In the twenties she was a successful model in New York. (…)
Dutch writer Heleen van Royen gave a whole new meaning to the term ‘selfie’. One of the 200 pictures in her book Selfmade shows her removing a tampon, in close-up.