Tag: life

Sunday Morning

The art of the ‘selfie’ – or at least the facade of it. Social media, all around us, is composed of false advertising. This isn’t just companies, but people as well. Have you ever gone on Instagram, and have seen profiles that are always so perfect, beautiful, clean, and flawless?

Feminist Theory and Advertising

Feminist Theory and Advertisements Visual Studies Ashley Paige Young “The female body is constantly subjected to the judgmental gaze. Whether it be the gaze of a medic who defines the body as healthy or diseased, or the connoisseur who defines it as beautiful or ugly, the female body is caught

Sunday Morning

Hey Y’all. I have a new video I have been working on. I have to add some sound to it, but I’m not exactly sure what that sound needs to be. I have an idea of the acoustics that may show this perpetual cycle of trial and error and unhappiness

Photoshop me V2

I havent really come up with a true title of this piece yet, however I finished my GRAD MFA video today. I didn’t think that 30 seconds really added up to the amount of frustration I have with this issue.. so I made it 30 seconds longer. The additional 30

Photoshop me

I’m in the middle of compiling a new video that focuses on the unattainable goal – as well as the unrealistic qualities and frustration that occurs within that same realm that is hardly discussed in advertising. Fitness Industries in particular constantly throw this idea out there of what a good

LOVE YO’SELF.

Throughout our lives, we are told to be ‘normal,’ to ‘fit in,’ and to ‘tone it down’ when we decide to show our weirdness. As you get older, there is a part of that, that is let go. However, it seems everything we do is filtered. Online, we filter our

Confined; Video Update

Updated Video with New Audio by Me (was quite the experience)   Our culture has created an obsession with being perfect, thin, strong, curvy; but why? We can claim that these opposite and contradictory labels are stemmed from current society – but what if it is much deeper than that?

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