The series symbolically reinforces the presence of the female, non-binary, transgender body in public space. It recodes the urban landscape through digital monuments and addresses questions of gender and space/place. The focus is on the nighttime absence of womxn in public space.
The models created with 3d-data represent both the “male” and the “female” gaze. Their bodies are made of gray, unadorned 3d clay. The curves and tight clothing represent the fetishized female form, designed for collectors of miniature pin-ups.
The figurines, however, counteract the gaze. Their activity is directed at the viewer in an act of resistance. They record what they see by lifting a camera of their own. Like watchwomxn of the night, they bear witness. Some other figurines rest easily, their gaze turned inwards, not performing for the spectator’s eye.
While their body may be on display, their mind is fighting back.