Session 7 Notes

16 Dec

Innocent Lost – The Politics of Looking and Making

Adbusters – Subverting advertising changing the intended message

Throughout this lecture we looked at many images to do with magazines, different orientations of the world, What we see in real life and what photographs tell us differently, Ideology of Youth, Cultural appropriation and Culture Jamming.

Looking at an image in a group, and what comes across to us:

Image 1:

  • Posed – Fashion Photography
  • Show Girl?
  • Photoshopped
  • Cabernet – American
  • Burlesque
  • Drag Queen
  • Sexual
  • Glamorous
  • Artificial
  • Show Business

Image 2 – Gabby:

  • Skin is lighter
  • Photoshopped completely
  • Image is fake
  • Fake representation of what she looks like
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