All posts tagged objectification

Clockwork Orange and the Politics of Art

It’s been 46 years since the release of Kubrick’s sensationally violent film, A Clockwork Orange, based upon Burgess’s equally strange novel of the same title. The book is a dystopian […]

Sexist adverts: has anything changed?

Hopefully the majority of us today would be appalled by vintage ads that are not so subtly sexist. With titles such as, “Gray hair cost her her job!” and “No […]

Female Empowerment or Voluntary Objectification?: Women and the The Sex Industry

The sex industry is the only industry where women make more than men. In an industry including pornography, escorting, erotic dancing and prostitution, it is difficult to say whether this […]

The Photographer’s Gallery Presents: Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity

In exploring the wealth of identity, the black dandyism exhibition at The Photographer’s Gallery serves to subvert the generalisations centred on black masculinity. Poignantly, the power lies within the subjects’ […]

How to be catcalled

It wouldn’t be bold to assume that most girls have been catcalled at least once. It’s just something that happens to girls, right? An inevitable event predicted by our second […]

No papz plz

Went to see Amy last week, which was honestly one of the most heartbreaking things I’ve ever watched. Now, this may not seem out of the ordinary since it doesn’t […]