Wall of Dolls Milan

Wall of Dolls Milan / Il Muro delle Bambole

The ‘Muro delle Bambole’ is a protest, or a way to highlight violence towards/killing of women: that’s femicide in one word. The Wall of Dolls Milan can be found outside, in the Via De Amicis 2. It’s a very grim and gloomy installation of a collection, with maybe hunderds of dolls: tattered, dirty and grey (because they’ve been outside since 2015) they hang from a metal rack.

Amongst the dolls are posters which explain what you’re looking at, images of women who died and also some dried out flowers. So we guess it became a monument as well to remember the female victims of (domestic) violence.

The initator of these walls, which are scattered througout Italy, is Italian TV host Jo Squillo,  she works with the organization ‘WeWorld’ in Italy. Continue reading

Stylized death in fashion

Stylized death in fashion

Pretty but questionable…
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From the movie ‘decampment’ photo by Nicola Kuperus
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©Guy Bourdin, Roland Pierre, 1983 (via)
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Dsquared2 Summer 2008 campaign by Steven Meisel; car crash testng…. and then some.
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Photo’s by Melanie Pullen created her “High Fashion Crime Scenes” series based off of actual vintage crime-scene photographs mined from the files of the Los Angeles Police Department and the County Corner’s Office.

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photo by Steven Meisel (vogue Italia sept. 2005)
I’m sure there are more pictures to be found, if you have favotites please share….thanks.