Medusa mask drawn on a mirror in lipstick (installation)
Photos of apotropaic medusa masks drawn in lipstick on bathroom mirrors
The gorgon heads that form the bases of the columns in the Basilica Cistern
Bathrooms as locus of clean vs. dirty
The current gender/bathroom debate largely ignores the existence of trans men – this is a fight over who counts as women, using women’s “safety” as the excuse.
Monstrous femininity, glamour, purity taboos and magical protection
Also selfies/masks, if photographed (human face hidden behind camera)
If drawn on a public washroom mirror, must clean off after photograph so as not to add to the burden of the janitorial staff