Mediated Sexuality Fashion as an interface to explore female sexuality in public
Shan Liu MFA DT
Parsons The New School for Design
Is my skirt too short? Can they see my bra?
Stop watching me.
Why is he staring at me?
It is inappropriate.
What is integrity? She is a slut.
What is a pervert?
You are too young to wear that.
Banning pointy shoes during the Cultural Revolution
Sexuality in the Conflict Between the Self and â€œThe Othersâ€?
Shame and morality living under the social gaze
Who are the Other? Why are we afraid of social gaze? â€œThe competent Otherâ€? - idealized collective mind
Shyness and Society, Susie Scott
Theory & Experiments
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy >> This Emotional Life, PBS
Public Engagement >> Design for 25 cents
Confessions + Confrontations >> the letter to Josh
by Kohei Yoshiyuki
by Krystof Wodesko
Fashion as interface
How can the interface
The vagina wedding dress
Marchesa - 2011 S/S Collection
The Dress of Revealing to be seen...
and to see...
Otoshiana, the “pit fall”
Social engagement: The Dress of Revealing at Times Squre
Pro: Audience is very diverse Con: Too much stimulation
Social engagement: The Dress of Revealing in the subway
Give people a chance to stare!
Observed patterns: 1. individuals -- quietly stare 2. groups -- start to talk 3. younger -- amused 4. older -- confused 5. people react according to others
AFRAID OF THE SOCIAL GAZE? GAZE BACK.
on view at Kellen Gallery now until May 19th, 2012