Sunday, January 29, 2017
JULIE PERINI at Upfor Gallery
THEY HAVE A NAME FOR GIRLS LIKE ME
Movies help to see ourselves in other characters but they also offer us an escape into phantasy. Sometimes we become entangle in the characters and identify with them thinking what's on screen is the truth or possible in real life. Woman still struggle to reach full equality and are often portrait in movies the way men or society wants to see them but that leaves no room for true self development on the full spectrum of human options. Who is that self that births itself out of pop culture references? More or less we all have become actors forced into gender roles that have been in many ways pre-scripted by others like society our parents and yes movies.
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