Body Image, Consumerism & Grrrl Rock:
Putting the ‘Y’ in DIY
"Except for Joan of Arc and Anne Frank, the thoughts of
teenage girls have rarely been taken seriously."
Activities, Videos and Oral Histories that define media, sexism and body image, and encourage
critical thought about consumerist images in juxtaposition with bodily self-esteem. (60-90 min)
• Magazines that can be used for an art project; various titles depending on age groups
Middle school – teen poster mags, cosmo teen, People, Us, 3-4 Local Weeklies, art mags, photo mags
High school - Glamour, Bust, Maxim, Self, People, Us, Cosmo, Marie Claire, Bitch, Tattoo mags, car mags, 3-4
Local weeklies, Soma/art mags, photo mags
Scissors – 4-6 pair
Wrapping paper, Construction Paper, tissue paper (zines)
Markers and Colored Pencils
Let’s Draw Ourselves!
Who Are we? How do we define ourselves?
• Media –
• Critical Reasoning –
• Body Image –
Why are you so RAD?
Find three things we like and put a heart on them,
circle them, cover them in glitter, whatever.
Whats your Favortie Body Part and Why?
Mirror In My Mind…
Mirror In My Mind Pt.2..
A Closer Look...
What do the women look like?
Do they look like you?
Why or why not?
What are the women doing?
Are they doing anything we do?
What’s duct tape got to do with it?
Mirror In My Mind - pt 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAa07LYkx-A
Photoshop Effect http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP31r70_QNM
Joan Jett, Bikini Kill, LeTigre, Sleater Kinney, Grace Jones, Objex, babes in toyland
bratmobile, excuse 17, casual dots, slant 6, very angry girls
Las Vegas Zine Library in Emergency Arts downtown...
Very Active Girls Into Nerdy Activities - FB
Our Bodies, Ourselves
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