Degree Show 2023
BA Art and Design
Questioning whether the male gaze is inescapable within contemporary society, this project analyses the ways in which it is engrained within modern- day civilisation. Through art, film, photography, and literature, it is evident that societal conditioning has allowed the idea to receive such a high degree of normalisation that these perspectives are regarded as ordinary. The male gaze exists in many things that are experienced on a day-to-day basis, repeatedly demonstrated through films and media where women are oversexualized doing simple everyday tasks. My work aims to expose these harmful angles by revealing how demoralising and dehumanising the male gaze perspective can be by directly comparing how one thinks these hypersexualised advertisements make woman feel, versus how they really feel.