In the same way photographs evoke truth-to-reality, an intellectual understanding of human behavior strengthens the efficacy of cultural critique. By visually and theoretically picking apart what makes us human, we are able to fuel empathy with logic.
As an ethnographic study, [un]Learning explores cultural and ideological trends in female culture. Focusing on complexity and power, the work provides a space for new understanding and acceptance.
[un]Learning examines the unspoken tendencies, practices, emotions, and assumptions of contemporary women.
Viewing cultural phenomena through the self allows for an intimate investigation of the human condition. By recontextualizing familiar images, the artist forces viewers to discover new ways of thinking. The work utilizes aesthetics and humor to present personal perspectives on societal forces that shape womens' relationships with the world.