Today, we’re looking at two very different visual projects about birth control: “Risky Contraceptive Methods Some Women Are Forced to Use” The Guardian “Repackaging the Pill” 99% Invisible As you look through both of them, consider the following questions: The topic of both of these pieces is contraception; describe how each piece tells a completely… Read More Contraception Visuals
There is so much to look at in the LGBTQ History Project of Wisconsin. In your small groups, explore the website and select one element to share with the class. As you explore this element, consider the following questions: What is the cultural significance of the element your group selected? What is it important to… Read More LGBTQ+ History Wisconsin
Today, we’re looking at some examples of the “What Were You Wearing?” exhibit (below). As you look through the exhibits, considering the following questions: What is the point (or argument) of these exhibits? Why is a visual medium (examples of the clothes) effective? What does seeing the outfits do that listening to or reading a… Read More What Were You Wearing?
Today, we’re going to watch a potion of the Barbican Art Gallery’s “Masculinities: Liberation through Photography.” In small groups, answer the following questions: The curator quotes Simone de Beauvoir, “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” She then suggests that the same if for men. What do you think de Beauvoir and the… Read More Curating Masculinity
Today, we are reading Dorothee Richter’s On Curating article, “Feminist Perspectives on Curating.” As you read, consider the following questions: What is curating? How do we curate? What do we curate? What makes a curation project feminist? What do you think Richter means by “disturbance through image?” Why is this important to feminist or other… Read More Feminist Curating