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(Archive) Am I clean now?

Three handcrafted quilts on the topic of womxn and their unobtainable cleanliness.

This project was part of DDW 2020

Am I clean now was inspired by the scary history of feminine hygiene products and how that reflects the fact that society has always seen womxn as dirty. Are our bodies and minds ever clean enough for this world?

Athena is fascinated by how healthy body functions such as menstruation or normal vagina odor have historically been seen as repelling and as problems that need extreme solutions, such as feminine hygiene products containing bleach or cresol. One would ho