glitter-covered girls embrace body diversity in experimental art video glitter-covered girls embrace body diversity in experimental art video
jun 09, 2015

glitter-covered girls embrace body diversity in experimental art video

glitter-covered girls embrace body diversity in experimental art video
photo by birta rán

 

 

 

fed up of the media’s attention to and objectivation of women’s bodies, artist kitty von-sometime has realized an ongoing art film series in an effort to empower females of all descriptions. ‘the weird girls projectuses a music video format to expose the beauty in diversity, embracing the variety of shapes and sizes that make us who we are.

 

 


#embraceyourself – dim the lights by creep feat. sia
video courtesy of kitty von-sometime

 

 

 

the short film entitled ‘#embraceyourself’ serves as the music video for the song ‘dim the lights’ by CREEP featuring sia. nude women encrusted in a thick layer of gold body glitter gracefully dance amongst a floor filled with wet volcanic sand, interacting with each other and the dusty substance. a backdrop of angled mirrors reflect and refract multiple images of the moving female models and their sparkling bodies, creating an ever-changing array of light and color.

 

‘the purpose of this piece is to promote a message to women to embrace their bodies‘, von-sometime says. ‘women celebrating as themselves and to truly love who they are.’

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
women are encrusted in a thick layer of gold body glitter
photo by birta rán

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
the female figures dance throughout the music-video-format film
photo by birta rán

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
the film embraces women with various body types
photo by birta rán

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
gold glitter conceals the figures in a sparkling array of color and light
photo by birta rán

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
the video seeks to empower women of all shapes and sized to embrace their bodies
photo by birta rán

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
still from the video — women interact within the glittering environment

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project

glitter-covered girls kitty von-sometime the weird girls project
a still from the film shows nude women embracing their bodies

 

 

  • reminds me a bit of the cover of Electric Ladyland

    dbkii says:
  • it’s also interesting that with given the body acceptance agenda that I don’t recall anyone was flat chested and skinny

    dbkii says:

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