Captured by Bethany Burgoyne https://videopress.com/v/2oaIDUSP Giulia Mangoni is an artist who lives and works in Italy. Situated in a small town outside of Rome, we see her preparing and practicing her skills whilst studying for a Masters in Fine Art. Creativity is something which this young woman both cherishes and exudes. Her lifestyle is a … Continue reading A Moment with Giulia Mangoni
https://videopress.com/v/qxdFeUQc Special Thanks to the women involved with this project xx Accompaniment by David Burgoyne and HoneyB Memories of your first kiss? That time you ventured to "thirdbase"? When your bestfriend helped shave your moustache? Sassy Stories revolves around retelling those pivotal moments in life that tend to stay hidden beneath clouds of socially awkward shame. To … Continue reading A Night of Sassy Storytelling
"It’s not the answer that enlightens, but the question." Eugene Ionesco Drawing and writing act as a way of digesting both her own and others behaviour. Bethany Burgoyne delves into her subconsious to create her latest collection of work. In this series of hand drawn illustrations, 'A Sassy Society', we … Continue reading A Sassy Society
After spending two months in Romania, travelling through the country and having conversations with locals and foreigners, I can introduce to you the ladies. Four characters inspired by the women and girls who engaged with Sassy and shared their views of female identity within the Romanian society. Chapter 3 A Sassy Society … Continue reading Searching for Sassy. Chapter 3
By taking Sassy up to the North of Romania revealed a dramatic change in mindset from the South. Introducing the people of Maramures; one man, one Swiss, one teen, one inspiring woman! Chapter 2 Maramures Mentality Stories written by Bethany Burgoyne Illustrated by Bethany Burgoyne
In a search to understand how culture effects the identity of a woman, Sassy has taken itself off to do a bit of research in different countries. Searching for Sassy is a story book of introductions. Welcoming you to meet the people you haven't seen before and hear the views they have to share. Made … Continue reading Searching for Sassy. Chapter 1.
After spending the last two months talking with women about their Menstrual Cycle, I am happy to present a collection of stories that have been shared as well as clips from the Sassy Event 'Mentioning Menstruation'. 'Mentioning Menstruation' brought 18 women together to partake in an open conversation. After an introduction by myself (including a … Continue reading Mentioning Menstruation
Homage to my Sisters made in response to women sharing their stories about deciding to terminate a pregnancy. Women involved with the project ranged from 18 to 40 years old. Each story shed light on the complexity of the decision and the emotional challenges faced, often silently and alone.