Embracing self-love: The project was inspired by Mercier and Marseille's own struggles with body image1001fessesproject.com

Laying it bare: Artists celebrate the natural female form by photographing 1,001 women of all ages and sizes who are proudly flaunting their bottoms to show there is ‘beauty in every shape’

Two childhood friends are on a mission to photograph the bare backsides of 1,001 women to show that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, and derrières.

After exploring their own discomfort with their bodies, Montreal-based artists Emilie Mercier and Frédérique Marseille created the ‘1,001 Fesses’ or ‘1,001 Bums’ project with the aim of easing other women’s insecurities about their bottoms.

Embracing self-love: The project was inspired by Mercier and Marseille's own struggles with body image1001fessesproject.com
Embracing self-love: The project was inspired by Mercier and Marseille’s own struggles with body image

For nearly three years, Mercier and Marseille have been collecting images of anonymous women of various ages and shapes as a way to ‘address a widespread obsession’ of women ‘hating [their] backsides’. …Read full original article…

Source: Daily Mail

16 August, 2017, 6:00 pm

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