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Here’s What Feminism Looks Like… According To Stock Photos

September 23, 2014 by

Like most digital media outlets and editorial sites, WYSK often relies on stock photos from 3rd party suppliers to illustrate the visual messages of some of our posts and articles. Here's how it works... you plug in a keyword(s) and the stock photo company spits back pages and pages of images that match your search, which you can then license for use. ... [Read More]

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Artist Resurrects Xena Warrior Princess To Show Girls A Female Hero That Kicks Ass

September 19, 2014 by

From September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001, viewers around the world were captivated by Xena: Warrior Princess, a TV series about Xena (played by Lucy Lawless), a once infamous warrior turned formidable defender of the innocent and champion of the greater good. NIA, a now 18 year old graphic designer by trade and talented ... [Read More]

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A Feminist Comic On The Double Standards Women Face

September 18, 2014 by

For Katarzyna Babis, an art student living in Lublin, Poland, feminism is about women being free to make their own choices, without societal judgments. She created this comic to show some of the criticisms and double standards that women face in their daily lives about the way they dress or the life choices that they make. ... [Read More]

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Disconcerting Beauty: Photographer Creates ALIENATION With Creepy Upside Down Portrait Series

September 9, 2014 by

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Wayne Dyer Working from this concept, Cape Town based photographer Anelia Loubser shot a series of rather unusual portraits using creative tactics intended to challenge the viewer to refocus and see something totally unexpected. ... [Read More]

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Bare Reality: 100 Women And Their Breasts

September 9, 2014 by

Created by photographer Laura Dodsworth, Bare Reality is an art and social project exploring how women feel about their breasts. In it, 100 women bare all, bravely sharing un-airbrushed photographs of their breasts alongside personal stories about their breasts and their lives. Women You Should Know connected with Laura to learn more… ... [Read More]

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art In 3 Minutes

500 Years of Female Portraits In 3 Minutes

September 8, 2014 by

We are completely blown away by this mesmerizing 3-minute video journey through 500 years of female portraits. By carefully weaving 90 classic western paintings together, creator Philip Scott Johnson shows us the evolution of art, and the changing concept of beauty. It's just amazing! See this list for all the paintings used in the video. ... [Read More]

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Body Positivity Illustrated

September 5, 2014 by

This series of "Body Positivity" images were created and posted on Tumblr by Fortress-of-the-damned. The artist's intention was to make a statement about the beauty and diversity of the female body and the power women hold to make their own choices when it comes to how we look. The initial feedback received was mixed, but mostly supportive and agreeable. However, the artist also got a fair share of ... [Read More]

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Christine McConnell: Queen of Creepy Cakes

September 5, 2014 by

Multi-talented photographer and stylist Christine McConnell loves to bake. Although she may look like an American 1950’s housewife, she creates deliciously disturbing creepy confections that are sure to make Betty Crocker quake in her pumps. Christine grew up watching Tim Burton and Alfred Hitchcock movies and has always been fascinated by the contrast of the orderly and the gruesome. ... [Read More]