Desensitized society

Desensitized society

Chelsie Dysart

Inspired by Guy Debord's theory of the Spectacle, Desensitized Society is the exploration of pushing the boundaries of what is accepted as the social norm in reality. This is a performance piece which is set in the city of Glasgow where the environment itself, the mass public within the environment and myself as the artist became the artwork. I walked around the streets in a t-shirt which presents a visual print of my breasts to explore whether society will react to a printed explicit image on show within their everyday life instead of on mass media platforms. None reacted to this t-shirt. Is society at a stage where it is that desensitized to sexually explicit printed imagery?

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