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    Inspired by Chinese advertising posters of the 1930’s, Modern Girl examines identity, gender roles, diasporic cultures, and consumerism. By re-im… Read More
    Inspired by Chinese advertising posters of the 1930’s, Modern Girl examines identity, gender roles, diasporic cultures, and consumerism. By re-imagining iconic Chinese advertisements to critique the beauty, health and wellness industries, Modern Girl investigates how traditional gender roles, and individualistic consumer values have constructed and used women’s bodies to market and sell products. According to Goldstein, the visual source inspiration of 1930’s Chinese advertising posters is central in capturing the tensions of past traditions and the push for modernity: “The breaking away from filial tradition in this era saw the emergence of Asian women coming into their individuality,” says Goldstein. “At the same time, modern gender roles and expectations opened the door to exploit the female form for marketing and advertising campaigns Read Less
    Published:
MEMORY WORLD, 2016
IDEA CHEWS, 2016
FRESH AIR CORP, 2016
LOVE POPS, 2016
REVENGE AGENCY, 2016
EASYGROW, 2016
PLANET EARTH WATER, 2016
INSTAWORLD, 2016
LUCKY LIQUOR, 2016
GOOD EARTH ORGANICS, 2016
TASTY SPRAY, 2016
BUY STUFF, 2016