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Deviant Beauty: The Ageless Fashionista

The mass media has many functions, but one of its primary functions is to communicate social expectations or norms. The lack of older people represented in mass media can imply that aging is undesirable. George Gerbner, founder of the cultivation theory, coined the term symbolic annihilation to describe the erasure of certain identities within mass […]Read More

Sunday in Brazzaville: A Documentary on high fashion in the

This is a recent┬ádocumentary, Sunday in Brazzaville, on high fashion in the Congo, known as sapiology. The Sapeurs of Congo are members of a movement that started in the 1960s. They are ordinary people who pay homage to expression through their extraordinary style. However, sapiology is more than about style. Stervos Niarcos Ngashie, was the […]Read More