Integrated Seminar 2: Visual Essay Collage

Abstract 

Formerly a taboo, underground topic, drag has been become a fixture in todays pop-culture. Artists like Diane Arbus, Nan Goldin and Cindy Sherman have been influenced by drag culture and have created serious of works inspired by it. Drag through social media and television has become to a certain extent a daily source of entertainment for people. An aspect of drag which makes it appealing to masses is its humor. The intention of drag is to entertain people and bring people together. It has helped many people with their gender identity and self expression. This collage explores the influence drag has made on society either through visual art or pop culture. Using references from the arts. TV, military, where drag was used to entertain soldiers, as well as daily experiences I associated with gender identity in some way shape or form. 

The Significance of Drag

 

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