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Visual Influence And Youth Empowerment, Rebecca A. Cote Mar 2018

Visual Influence And Youth Empowerment, Rebecca A. Cote

Lesley University Community of Scholars Day

During adolescence, youth start to look outside of their spheres of family to explore the greater world and they are often left with visual media as the go-to source of information. Media images are contrived to provoke meaning through the use of signs and how they are presented and they manipulate images to impart messages. Youth need to be literate in visual language in order to discern the implied influence.


Making Visible: More Of The Picture, Sarah Slavick Mar 2018

Making Visible: More Of The Picture, Sarah Slavick

Lesley University Community of Scholars Day

In Linda Nochlin’s essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?, “ she demonstrates how, for centuries, institutional and societal structures had made it “impossible for women to achieve artistic excellence, or success, on the same footing as men, no matter what the potency of their so-called talent, or genius.” As the Guerilla Girls noted, only 1 woman had a solo museum show in NY in 1985, and, in 2015, 30 years later, it wasn’t much better with 1 at the Guggenheim, Met and Whitney, and 2 at MOMA. On International Women’s Day, March 1, 2017, I ...


Hashtag Meta- Dissecting The Ways Social Media Mimics Aspects Of Mental Illness, Britney Segermeister Mar 2018

Hashtag Meta- Dissecting The Ways Social Media Mimics Aspects Of Mental Illness, Britney Segermeister

Lesley University Community of Scholars Day

Life as a millennial means by the end of our lifetime the internet and our existence in it will have had a presence throughout the majority of our life. For most their participation would have begun in pre-teen to adolescent years, our most transitional stage before reaching physical and legal adulthood. Has social media had an impact on our society and are Millenials the most susceptible? This project explores a visual response to the effects of social media, with the creation of visual personalities and intersection between the tangible and the digital.