As a concept FemmeFatale has been existing in the historical process. As a word, it comes from French literature; which means deadly woman. Femme Fatale is a dangerous woman who issuing her sexual qualities to seduce men. This concept is a criticism of the project.
The ensemble of women had been processed for many years until the 19th century.
After this part of the process; the woman became a desirable object with the camera.
In a patriarchal society, feminism grew up so fast. Also, the market supply had a big talent to cover it with pornography. Well, from now on woman models is skinny, beautiful, sexy and rich. This concept has been so strong until feminists started to discuss about seeing women like as objects,  fashion and media changed the vision of women in onpatriarchal society.
From ten years of now, the vision of women became like more strong, and more masculine. In pop culture; the masculine woman has caught up with the roll of man. By the way, men became more feminine. This is the main idea of this project.
These photos are the reproduction of many photographers who were working on the same cycle and so different from each other. They brought this vision to modern art and society. However, when these random qualities come together the whole picture designates one profile. DreamWoman.
Femme Fatale project is a cristism about nowadays state of the dream woman.
Reproduction photos belong to; Annie Leibovitz, David Hamilton, Diane Arbus, Edward Steichen, HelmutNewton, Man Ray, Richard Avedon and Robert Mapplethorpe.

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