In the Presence of Myself

The desire to fit into social norms of body image takes a physical and emotional toll. Body shaming yourself day after day. Fixating and battling with your self proclaimed imperfections. Creating an obsession around it and slowly disembodying who you are to just pieces of disgust. “In the Presence of…

The Purity Pillow

Interactive hand sewn pillow, LEDs, Light Sensor, Heat Sensor, Arduino The invention of the purity pillow came about when parents of adolescent girls began to realize that their daughters might be sneaking boys into their rooms. The PurityPillow should be placed on the girl’s bed for accurate results. The pillow’s alarm system is activated by heat and light.…

LOOK

Viewing and wanting to be viewed. “LOOK” provides a glimpse into the objectification of women through the eyes of a woman. The modern media often depicts women very slim, tall, sexual objects,although women understand that this depiction is not a realistic body image, many unconsciously strive to achieve it. This…

lushREDblush

Hand sewn fabric lips accompanied with a video and sound piece. As the Internet invades and pervades more and more of our lives a new form of social interaction has become common.  lushREDblush explores this new interaction, examining the idea of a normal everyday woman transforming herself into a sexual being using the Internet.…

Vessel’s The Fertility Dress

  Vessel is a series of garments specially designed for the female body. Using cutting edge technology embedded into the fabric these garments are able to monitor the actions and physical well being of the female. The Fertility Dress responds to internal stimulus and changes colors based on menstruation cycle and…