I'm Jacqui. This place is a mess of My Favourite Musicians; my favourite AFL team (the Crows), Doctor Who, Starkid, Harry Potter, Teen Wolf, Sherlock and any other show I adore. Fourth year (fuck up) uni student here in little, old Adelaide. You can read that however you like. I have a love/hate relationship with my hometown.
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Kathryn Bigelow, director of The Hurt Locker, is the only woman EVER to win a Best Director Oscar. Only4 women have ever been nominated. Women made up only 6% of Directors for the top movies of 2013. There were NO female nominees for directing, cinematography, film editing, writing (original screenplay), or music (original score) during last year’s Academy Awards.
Project for my Social Psych class last semester. This poster series was created to 1) challenge these internalized stereotypes by bringing them to the viewer’s attention and 2) expand the range of role models by including a diverse group of women. Each poster follows the same basic pattern: a woman who has demonstrated her competency in a particular area refutes the stereotype that appears above her in the form of “Girls can’t …”. While the posters target girls ranging from children to young adults, I expect the message would also cause people outside that demographic to question their own beliefs about women and power. I designed each aspect of the posters with several principles of social psychology in mind: