Celebrity Certified Feminism: Visual Essay

Celebrity Certified Feminism: Visual Essay

This is a visual essay I made for a subject at university. It looks at the misrepresentation of feminism by celebrities in the media and why we need feminism to focus on basic human rights for all women. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love Beyoncé and Miley, however I think more responsibility needs to [...]

Feminism is not Fallacious

Feminism is not Fallacious

'For the record, feminism, by definition, is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.' - Emma Watson Recently, there has been a big hype around the dreaded or welcomed word - FEMINISM. Especially after actress, Emma Watson, [...]

Bring Back Our Girls, Bring Forth Your Support

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhH_wJebT-U #Bringbackourgirls Bring Back Our Girls has been a twitter phenomenon, capturing global attention on the 234 Nigerian school girls missing due to internal terrorist regimes. This horrendous incident occurred on the 15th April, taking a few weeks for awareness to capture the world. I became aware of this movement a week ago and have [...]

Looking Back to Move Forward

"The Media" These two simplistic yet extravagant words, evoke diverse emotions and reactions within individuals across the world. The denotations of the media are relatively basic - "the means of communication, such as radio and television, newspapers, andmagazines, that reach or influence people widely." However the connotations of the media are exponential. From political corruption, sexualisation of children, a mediated public sphere, mass communication, controversy, exploitation, heroes, the list goes on.  I [...]