At first glance, artist and illustrator Alice Wellinger’s work appears to be a representation of her everyday interactions. But, in fact, her pieces have a much deeper meaning.

Wellinger depicts her account of gender and sexuality though ironic illustrations of scenes found in her daily life. She explores ideas of female invisibility in a patriarchal society as well as the self-doubt that comes along with it.

By overlaying patterns and distorting commonly used objects, she twists the mundane into art that leaves us both haunted and wanting more. Here are some of the pieces we couldn’t stop looking at: 

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