Magazines make the prevalence of sexism in our modern world painfully obvious. When you create and share images too photoshopped paired with headlines that question and seek help solve the “problems” with our physical appearance, maintain the consumerist machine – running on our insecurities -. Go
Artist Katherine Young could not believe his eyes when a friend has written the covers of Girls ‘Life and Boys’ Life sent next other.
“When I saw the post below I was just in a state of bloody shock. Can this be real? Is this fake photo? After Google current issues of two magazines I found to be true. I was terrified.”
Katherine decided to take upon itself to create a picture of the cover that motivate and inspire young women to reach their goals also because instead of trying to “wake up enough.”
In just 10 minutes, it came up with a cover that focused on all things in the life of a girl who could help make it a just, comprehensive versatile person. She decided to feature Olivia Hallisey, the 17-year-old, winner of Google Science Fair 2015 as the cover model.
The original Life of girls Cover Katherine deeply affected. Although he realized that many of the goals of her life, she remains always felt it was not good enough, because of the size of jeans, most clothing stores would not carry. She felt excluded and unacceptable standards of society, and really think something was wrong with her because she does not “wake up beautiful.”
Earlier this year, the artist David London also addressed to
crazy unrealistic standards set in females.
The inherent irony in magazines like this is that, while seeking to promote physical health, which actually only focus on physical beauty, often promote unhealthy ways to achieve it. What is worse, they ignore mental health of women often pushing the idea that being happy means dealing with the needs of another person on our own.
Blogger Oscar T. Brand also found another major flaw in women’s magazines, essentially fills more than 50% of the ads.
A company is well aware of how girls and women are underrepresented in technology (to be specific), so for girls inspired early, they have created the Box Boolean .
box Boole is an autonomous computer engineering kit for girls (and boys), designed for ages 8 years. It is basically a built yourself computer equipment and electronics. How awesome is that?
For more information about the box Boole, check out his campaign here.
it is very important to be vigilant about the information we eat and where we choose to spend our money for that information.
prey on our insecurities magazine and capitalize on our self-hatred. If we continue to spend our money in places that diminish our self-esteem, they will continue to send the same message.
Every day we are given the opportunity to change, and magazines are the last place you will find the real internal growth. If you want to change, you have to do the job. Learning to sit with yourself so you can get to know who is at its core. This is what really matters in the background what celebrity wore what dressed for that event
Sellers are not stupid. They know what works. The Super Bowl comes to 4 million dollars for a thirty second ad; How much time do you spend looking at the cover of a magazine?
incredible artists like Katherine Young and David London helps to remind us of the most brutal ways infiltrated our health, and their message is clear:
Love yourself because you who you are and not who you are instructed to be.
“We can talk about making a difference, we can make a difference, or we can do both.”
– Debbie Millman, in Design Issues podcast
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