Delicious Bodies, Beautiful Food, Powerful Pleasure
Keywords:gender stereotypes, drawing, ecology, Italian studies, media, feminism
I am an artist and a scholar. In my work, I adopt an interdisciplinary approach to drawing, feminism and ecology to explore the stereotype of the southern Italian woman, the terrona. In my research, I investigate how the terrona has been represented in media as attractive, buxom and sexualized. I use drawing to visualize and transform the stereotypical characteristics of the southern Italian woman and connect the terrona's traditional traits to the natural resources of the Mediterranean environment.
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