My painting ‘White Snow in Wonderland’ is the combination of the Manichaean ♥️♠️ universe where the Good 🌞fights the Bad☄️. White Snow and Alice may be in the end as intelligent and masculine as cute. It is also the inspiration for little girls to dress and learn the codes on how to become a real girl. When I was 5, I went to my first carnival party 🎉 🎭 at school dressed like a princess 👸🏻 by my mother. Once she left , I went to change and took off the crown👗👑 and dress, went on to cut ✂️ a black trash bag and got dressed with it. I drew a moustache on my face and I had a small plastic gun🕺🏻🔫.It felt more comfortable 🤹🏻‍♂️. My mom later called at school during lunch break to check me and saw my outfit 😧🤷🏻‍♀️. She said : you looked so cute and beautiful✨ with your princess outfit. I said : I know but it felt too much to carry for me. I prefer the plastic bag, I can move and just play with everyone and have fun with the boys. Seemingly at 8 after an important religious event💒, I accidentally destroyed my white dress 👻as we played rugby 🏉 in the garden with my cousins🤾🏻‍♀️🤼‍♂️. It was also during my childhood that I had denied my dolls for meccano lego and that I had realised through action🌪 that I could do as much as boys/or more as I could all assemble them faster and teach them how to do it 🤠. Only later at high school and university, I put my hands on books 📚 and publications🤓 on the topic ‘toys and costume fuel gender stereotypes’ . 🤗💥




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