saviorjosh || Venice
Green Amber (fossilized tree resin from an ancient relative of a tropical species called “algarroba”) from Dominican Republic
Georg Engelhardt Schröder. Detail from Portrait of Fredrik I, King of Sweden, 18th Century.
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:
#these two run a country
Kat Bjelland ♥♥
Alfred Hitchcock at the Cannes Film Festival, 1963 © Francois Gragnon