King Midas' Daughter, 2014
gouache on inkjet print
81 x 117.5 cm
This work looks at ownership of the female body in contemporary society, and how it exist in digital form. Mullens is interested in the relationship women have to their body, and how those outside of it wish to possess and contain it. Through this work Mullens asks questions about objectification and autonomy of women's bodies.
This work was created for an exhibition titled Selfie at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space.