Be a Woman is an autobiographical project that analyzes the main phases of every woman’s life through the artist’s personal life. The past is sublimated in archival materials and performative self-portraits; the future is projected in female figures of the author’s family. The portraits of these women are for Cordeschi like her future self-portraits. For she the individual story is a starting point for establish some pivotal events of female life, such the birth, menstrual cycle or be in love. So the personal becomes universal and also make a social critique of gender stereotypes, anxieties and frustrations experienced by women today in the Western world. In every stereotype we think we see there is a complex and individual reality. At the same time, the stereotyped images reveal to us part of the world we have built.