My Colorful Apron | Housewives & Their Disappearing Way Of Life – Edge of Humanity Magazine


Photographer Sylvia Konior is the  – contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘The dying breed of the housewife’.

In this series the artist goes looking for her childhood. Then, the woman was at home and took care of the man and the family. These relationships have now become an exception. The artist thinks it is a shame; her mother and grandmother were always there for everyone in the family. There was always a smell of pastries and food in the house. You were never alone. Women then wore aprons in bright colors and floral patterns. Now many women go to work and roles have changed in only one generation of time. The artist staged situations of her childhood. If we wanted to eat chicken it had to be slaughtered, plumed and cleaned. It was time consuming. Now we go to the market and buy a chicken ready to eat.[…]

Source: My Colorful Apron | Housewives & Their Disappearing Way Of Life

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