Body and Object

Modified from Cultural Woman Value (2016 MFA Thesis) “The body has been made so problematic for women that it has often seemed easier to shrug it off and travel as a disembodied spirit.”—Adrienne Rich In The Beauty Myth, author Naomi Wolf researches how the advertising industry turned women’s worth into the quest for the “perfect” face...

Cult of Domesticity

Modified from Cultural Woman Value (2016 MFA Thesis) The unique and engaging qualities of soft sculpture bear fertile ground for feminist content. Often crafted through traditionally feminine disciplines, soft sculpture possesses a certain aura. Exploration into the language of domesticity has precedence in the work of artist Martha Rosler. Tackling the problem of housewifery in...