Mariette Pathy Allen : Rite of Passage Exhibition
The exhibition Mariette Pathy Allen: Rites of Passage, 1978-2006 is on view until September 8 at the Museum of Sex, 233 5th Ave, New York.
Covering over four decades the transformations of Transgender Men in America, Mariette Pathy Allen shot all along there the transformation of these people becoming true beauties. Despite the social acceptance and of the community, politics and families in front Mariette Pathy Allen has shot a large the spectrum of gender expression with photography and personals documents. Before becoming super star on TV show and being figures in our society, Pathy
She put in front of the camera the transformation of these men and the « rite of passage » they lived and the evolution to reconnect with themselves, their true personality.
Exhibiting Introspection and feelings, Pathy goes in a very emotional level, and intimate of people unveiling to the world their own beauty, and becoming close to them creating an open family relationship with her.
« Most of us are born male or female, but masculinity and femininity are personal expressions »
Her first of five books, Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them (1989), was a landmark for gender variant awareness. Mariette Pathy Allen has been a pioneering force in gender, questioning gender norm and how the society evolve with it. Exhibition to discover until the 8th September in New York.
Mariette Pathy Allen : Rites of Passage, 1978-2006
THE MUSEUM OF SEX
233 5th Ave, New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA