Mulvey – Male Gaze
The Bechdel Test
The Female Gaze
Judith Butler – Queer Theory
Hebdidge and Subculture
Bell Hooks and the inconnectivity of race, class and gender
Create a ‘revision place mat’ to revise all aspects of representation theory. It should be no bigger than an A4 sheet, so it can be stuck on a desk for later help. It should have as much information as possible on it. You can use colour, text boxes and images – it should be helpful to you, but able to be shared with others.
Here are some examples…
How is power (or lack of it) represented in either of these videos?
Using the ‘Ways of talking about representation’ sheet – which can be found here:
answer the following question, using as much of the terminology as possible (don’t forget to talk about stereotypes).
Watch the Eric Prydz video again. What representations are present in the video? Why is the video effective?
Watch the videos and answer the following question
Which video has the most ‘truthful’ representation of youth in your opinion?
Use the following to help you:
The representation in the first video is
- Dis/ empowering
- Reinforcing/ subverting a stereotype
- AVOID Positive/ Negative
The powerpoint from class is here: agepresentation-older3-160205154726 (1)
Prep – Wednesday 27th September.
You need to watch the video below and complete the following question:
“In the video for ‘Look what you made me do’ Taylor Swift represents the genders in a positive way.” Do you agree with this statement? Give evidence to back up your opinion. Is the video an example of ‘male gaze’? Give evidence to back up your opinion. 400-500 words (2 sides hand written, 1-1.5 sides typed).
There is some fruity language in the following video – but it explains Male Gaze well 🙂
In pairs create a detailed presentation (similar to the ‘representation of masculinity’ one above) or note sheet, covering the representation of femininity. Marks and credits will be awarded for detail and construction. You will not have to present it to the class, but Mrs B show the best ones!
Minimum requirement slides:
- Typical female
- Dominant female stereotypes
- Evolution of woman – historical contexts
- 2 x case studies (with clips)
Taking the photo you have chosen, show how representation changes the viewers’ perception. You will select, omit and construct from your photo to create the following versions:
Select and omit a part of the photo which if seen on its own, would completely change the meaning of it.
Add something to the photo to completely change it’s meaning.
Put a filter across the photo to completely change the meaning.
Add text to the photo to make it an advert.
Add text to the photo to make it a film poster (meaning should be opposite of 4).