The Charmer is from Sarah Hardacre's collection exploring the changing roles of women within working class society.
The piece features an image of a snake-charmer sourced from a "gentleman's magazine', only her snakes have been replaced with something far less deadly“ plugs.
By juxtaposing the erotic photograph, with something as mundane as an electrical appliance, Hardacre comments on how women's power is overlooked, and too often applied in the wrong places.
This silkscreen print is from a limited edition of 10, signed by the artist.
Size (cm): 50 x 35
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Medium: Silkscreen, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 10
Size (cm): 50 x 35
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About the artist
Imposing feminine strength in surreal scales over structures suspended in a half time; her works reflect biographical journeys and a growing personal political awareness, engaged in current theoretical writing on Modernism and preoccupied with histories of the working class movement and social planning policy