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Final Project: My Hair Is… Painting

My project is inspired by my studies this semester and all that I’ve learned about black hair. I’ve found out about a lot of discrimination and the culture appropriation thrown against black hair. Due to the norm of having a… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Dick Tie

  Artist Statement: A Critical Comparison of Fascistic (U.S.) Iconography “Dick Tie” is my artistic statement on the state of American Fascism and heteronationalism. My overarching research interests (in WMST 595 this semester) were American masculinity constructions, looking at their… Continue Reading →

The Body: A Constellation of Ideas

As a student of the humanities, specifically English and gender studies, as well as someone who has an interest in studio art, I find the symbolism of the body and gender to be extremely interesting concepts within each area.  Bodylore… Continue Reading →

Painting: Bitch as a Category for Analysis

This painting, done by Kie’Auntae Parsons, explores the messages taught to girls and women by television, film, and social media, ultimately questioning: what power does the word bitch have over women, who defines it, and what does it mean when… Continue Reading →

Studies of the Body

Toni created a beautiful piece of art about the sexualization of the human body for WMST 495: Sexing the Body. Check out a photo of her art and let her know what you think in the comments!

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