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 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
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
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?
Recently I have been researching a ton about the past of the gymnasium. The ideal body of perfection isn’t something that is new, in fact, it began around 735 BCE. This idea of perfection was shunned, actually, for a few reasons after Christianity made its presence into culture. I
I don’t know what it is about grad school But every day I am more proud of who I have become. Example: Last night one of my friends on Facebook posted this (without really thinking it through, like we all do, and then later are like, “shit.”) Now to be