Take that Rosie the Riveter!

In al Norte, we think we are such tough hot shots and exert-ers of superpowerness, but personally I have never seen such a display of bravada as on this female member of the armed forces of Argentina at a recent independence/battle/remembrance/celebration in Salta, Argentina.

"Check out those Guns, That's What He Said" © Susana Raab 2009 from the series, Culturally Inapropriate Sub-Texts

"Check out those Guns, That's What He Said" © Susana Raab 2009 from the series, Culturally Inapropriate Sub-Texts

Of course, they appear to start early familiarizing themselves with the products of the military industrial complex:

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5 thoughts on “Take that Rosie the Riveter!

  1. The gun will not be needed except to accessorize the camouflage, which, ironically, is intended to hide not announce one’s presence. A well practiced facial contortion is the weapon of choice for m’lady, who, lacking the credential, depends upon acting skills to complete the ensemble.

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  2. Intense image. She is intimidating. Love how saturated your work is. Adds to how surreal your subject matter can be.

    I don’t see the second one for some reason.

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