he takes and he takes
✹ he takes and he takes and he takes ✹
Knitted pleated skirt with text reveal in the pleats.
inspired by women’s part within society and the capitalist system as unpaid workers of invisible labour.
Also known as the ‘double burden’. The text is exposed with movement and work, it repeats infinitely around the skirt stating -
‘he takes and he takes and he takes’
Discussing the idea that ‘women’s labour is considered a natural resource, freely available like air and water’ (Maria Miles, 1997).
Draining women as we do our earth. This project started as a way of questioning why I do certain things,
to benefit who, whether I want to do it or if I do because society tells me I should, always questioning.