Untitled, 2017

Looped Photoshop-animated GIFs on vertical TV monitors with original audio

 

Dean's Purchase Award recipient, 2017

On installation at The College of New Jersey

 

These animated GIFs capture the moments of direct tension of females altering parts of their bodies in order to conform to an idealized beauty standard, or removing what they hate about themselves. This series is reflective on what is directed at young women through pop culture and the media as “ideal”.

Turn on sound to hear the original audio, recorded by the artist.

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