Here is my take on the notions of pregnancy/visual culture for the 2010 women’s caucus exhibit.
Two images that represent the glamorization and sexualization of pregnancy in our visual culture.
Left: Demi Moore, Vanity Fair, 1991
Right: Britney Spears, Harper’s Bazzar, 2006
Here two images depict a woman who is grasping her pregnant belly. The focus is on the life inside the womb instead of the constructed material world.
Here two images depict the naked abdomen of a pregnant woman. The linea negra, a black vertical line that appears in about three quarters of all pregnancies is visible. In these images the pregnant body is celebrated in its sensual, imperfect form.
Here is a list of half marathons that I’m planning on running in 2014: DC Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on March 15 More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon on April 13 Christie Clinic Illinois Half Marathon on April 26 NYRR Five-Borough Series: Brooklyn Half on May 17 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon on June 22 […]
Here are some recent photography collages made with the PicFrame and Pic Collage apps. Eugene after running the Disneyland Half Marathon in 1:26! Photographs from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Artist Francois-Xavier Lalanne’s “Sheep Station” at a closed Getty Station near the High Line The flatiron building in New York Artwork from the […]
Well it’s been some time since I’ve updated my blog. The spring was a very busy time as I had to write my PhD qualifying exam which was a very challenging. Here are some photographs from Champaign-Urbana, IL and Chicago, IL. March 2012 in Urbana, IL My street in the Historic East Urbana neighborhood. A […]
Over the past several days I have been reflecting on my progress in Joseph Squier’s Writing with Video course. The class is one of my favorites at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as it promotes daily engagement with creativity alongside the video-making research process. This semester re-engaging with photography and art/video-making has been […]