She can leap tall builidings by Heidi Lender

0 11 avril 2012 | Art & Culture par
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Se rappelant l’époque ou sa maman avait repris un travail lors de son enfance, un petit clin d’oeil pour « She can leap tall builidings », une excellente série de clichés réalisés par la photographe Heidi Lender qui a ainsi souhaité rendre hommage à sa mère. Frais et originaux, découvrez toute notre sélection en images dans la suite !

Plus de détails en images dans la galerie

Description originale

I was in seventh grade in the 1970s when my mother went back to work. It was a traumatic event in my tween lifetime, returning from school to an empty house, my best friend suddenly absent with a plateful of priorities other than me. Mom played the roles of wife, mother, daughter, income-earner, independent-thinker, hostess, dinner-maker, family accountant, homework tutor and household organizer without a bat of her mascara’d eyelashes. Preoccupied with growing up, I was oblivious to this amazing juggling act. But from my adult woman perspective, it seems a heroic and near-impossible feat – not to mention a struggle. And, yet, mom did it in style. She never left the house without lipstick and liner, her hair teased and sprayed just so, and kept her standing appointment at the beauty parlor each Friday. My mother wasn’t perfect, but whether driving carpool, volunteering or planning trips, she played it all effortlessly, nary a complaint or sign of stress, and passed on her capabilities to me. As I move through my own grown-up life with a mountain of responsibilities, I humbly nod to all the superwomen of the world, especially my mother, who amazingly do it all.

Credits & copyright Heidi Lender

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