Welcome to the “Influences” section. As its name implies, this is a collection of images that have influenced the images we create and the ideas we have here at waist.it.
Most of our influences have now been included in this section, in pictorial form. However, this is a work in progress and there may still be some errors and omissions. And rather annoyingly, you need to use your browser’s “Back”. button to return here. Please also take a few moments to read the important copyright notice at the bottom of this page.
<b>Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot, born 1934-09-28, is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, now an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s. Starting in 1969, Bardot\'s features became the official face of Marianne (who had previously been anonymous) to represent the liberty of France.</b> <p>Bardot was an aspiring ballet dancer in early life. She started her acting career in 1952 and, after appearing in 16 obscure films, became world-famous in 1957 with the release of the controversial film And God Created Woman. She later starred in Jean-Luc Godard\'s 1963 film Le Mépris. Bardot was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress for her role in Louis Malle\'s 1965 film Viva Maria! Bardot caught the attention of French intellectuals. She was the subject of Simone de Beauvoir\'s 1959 essay, The Lolita Syndrome, which described Bardot as a \"locomotive of women\'s history\" and built upon existentialist themes to declare her the first and most liberated woman of post-war France.</p> <p>Bardot retired from the entertainment industry in 1973. During her career in show business, she starred in 47 films, performed in several musical shows, and recorded over 50 songs. She was awarded the Legion of Honour in 1985, but refused to receive it. After her retirement, Bardot established herself as an animal rights activist. During the 1990s, she generated controversy by criticizing immigration, Islamization and Islam in France, and has been fined five times for \"inciting racial hatred\".</p> <ul><li>More info: <a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigitte_Bardot\" target=\"_blank\">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigitte_Bardot</a></li></ul>
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