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Elizabethan House

This in class brief involved responding to a heritage site, in this case the Elizabethan House in Plymouth. My piece involved sand casting pieces from a traditional cameo and adapting those pieces in order to subvert gender stereotypes.

As the project continued my work was inspired by the social, political and cultural subject of gender, stereotypes, self identity and biology and I used Judith Butler’s theory of performance as an underpinning foundation. The work explored the relationship between gender and biology, and is made using a combination of traditional technical processes to communicate the complex intricacies of the topic.

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