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dc.contributor.authorMonsour, Leah
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-31T19:42:50Z
dc.date.available2018-05-31T19:42:50Z
dc.date.issued2018-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1951/70295
dc.description.abstractIn this paper I will discuss my photographic project titled “Nudes”; the research that lead to its conception, and the process in its various iterations. This project is a visual response to the male gaze. How we are trained to see, and who is allowed to be in control of this, has a direct impact on the images that are made. When the dominant lens we are trained to see through stems from patriarchal values, the power dynamic inherent in patriarchy is amplified. Photographs are seen as truth, and have the ability to reinforce or subvert already existing cultural beliefs. It is in confronting the gaze, subverting it, inserting new narratives, that we are able to challenge this cycle. My project aims to do this.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectResearch Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION::Aesthetic subjects::Arten_US
dc.subjectPhotographyen_US
dc.subjectFemale bodyen_US
dc.subjectWomenen_US
dc.subjectMale gazeen_US
dc.subjectPatriarchyen_US
dc.subjectHierarchyen_US
dc.subjectDominant narrativesen_US
dc.subjectPower dynamicsen_US
dc.subjectTruthen_US
dc.subjectSubversionen_US
dc.titleNudes: recontextualizing the female nude in contemporary arten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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