If her images appear unsettling, that’s our own hang-ups, says Aneta Bartos, who photographed herself with her ageing father
Tag: Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Growing up in the febrile atmosphere of manliness following Six-Day War, the Israeli photographer never felt he quite fitted in. Until he joined the IDF, embraced his sexuality and went to art college
Adopting a variety of guises and costumes, Samuel Fosso has spent a lifetime subverting cultural stereotypes with his performative self-portraits
Opening this week, a timely exhibition at the Barbican explores how masculinity has been coded and performed since the 1960s. We speak to curator Alona Pardo about destabilising and debunking the myths surrounding it.
This article was originally published in issue #7892 of British Journal of Photography. As a free…