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Lady Gaga as a Cyborg..

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fawei's picture

hm

 Not sure exactly why, but I see this as kind of limiting instead of liberating. There the whole objectification thing that was discussed in class, being a combination of things a stereotypical male would desire, a woman and a motorcycle. But the form also seems kind of trapped and awkward. We now talk a lot about technology being used to free people from social constraints,  but back when we were looking at the plastic surgery articles it is clear that tech can also be used as a tool to maintain restrictions and order...

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Figuring Disability?

merlin--
check out this other blog posting about Lady Gaga's new album cover as "figuring disability"
--it's part of a semester-long conversation about  "Seeing Stigma."

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