These pieces address the fallacy of strip clubs. Strip clubs are places where men can engage with women on an level that promotes their perception of their dominance over women. These places offer a light version of sex that is devoid of intimate connection. The women are subjugated to the pleasures of men. Both players lose a little of themselves and their ability to relate to each other.
Carol-Anne McFarlane creates work that addresses social messages and how they interfere with the way men and women relate to each other. These subjects have been explored in various media. The impetus of these pieces stem primarily from personal experiences. McFarlane has exhibited in Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans, New York, Kansas City, Des Plaines, and in various cities in South Florida. McFarlane was born in Fort Lauderdale. She attended the Atlanta College of Art and graduated with a BFA in Illustration. She lives and works in South Florida.