Category: Body Image

Disembodied

| by Chanda Briggs | I am quite confident I was born with my very own body, but For as far back as I can remember, I was given a certain message with stunning...

My Mother’s Gaze

| by Susie Bedsow Horgan | It was the morning of New Year’s Eve 2014. I prayed that morning for what must have been the millionth time, to find some clarity about my obsession...

Enough

| by Katrina Anne Willis | My relationship with food and with my body is complicated, slippery, broken. My ability to deal with it from a place of reason and intellect waxes and wanes....

Mannequin

| by Heather Berg | This is SYS’ second installment of the art series “Mannequin.” These engaging and provocative paintings portray the most authentic, flawed and identifiable parts of the female experience. To learn...

Mannequin Series, Incomplete & Defeat

| by Heather Berg | Incomplete & Defeat She wants beauty.  This mannequin wants perfection. Her idea of being complete is to be beautiful. She is blind to those around her who have suffered...