— No less a woman
Photography - No less a woman is collaboration about breast cancer with Stella McCartney.
No less a woman
Photography, Campaign, Charity
A collaboration about breast cancer with Stella McCartney.
The loss of a breast, or a scar, the diagnosis, treatment and recovery will mean different things to different women – we are individual, complex, nuanced. I wanted to tell these women’s stories and share the brave, sad, painful, moving and sometimes even funny truth.
I was be invited by Stella McCartney to collaborate on a new project, 'No Less a Woman', to raise awareness of breast cancer.
I photographed and interviewed 12 anonymous women who survived breast cancer, in exactly the same style as Bare Reality. That meant no airbrushing, no pink-washed sugar coating. The images are gentle but entirely honest. Just seeing a normal pair of boobs is shocking for some people (as I found out after Bare Reality was published) let alone the raw truth of breast cancer scars. How often do we see photographs which, while gentle and sympathetic, also present the un-airbrushed reality of breast cancer? And on the website of one of the world’s leading fashion brands?
My Q&A on the Stella McCartney website.
An interview with me on Channel 5 News.
An interview with one of the women who took part also on Channel 5 News
Article in Evening Standard