Little Girls Gone Wild

About this project

Published in Klassekampen 29.05.09 Installation at Gallery GAD Installation, mixed media, 2009                 Come play with me At Toysrus Oslo City shopping mall Feel like a princess At Toysrus Oslo City shopping mall Get the giggles At Toysrus Oslo City shopping mall Twinkle twinkle little star At Toysrus Oslo City shopping mall Sweet az candy At Toysrus Oslo City shopping mall             Logo By stepping on the laws of morality, this project aims to question where the line is supposed to be drawn. What do you think? for example that they´re cool, or strong, or smart… Upon arrival at the schoolhouse steps, the typical first grader can evoke 200 brands. Advetisers spend more than $15 billion a year on commercials targeting children. pressure to be trendy, sexual harassment, bullying, child pornography and sexual violence among and against youths and children. The border separating children from adults is blurred, raising doubt whether youngsters are grown-up, if they are sexually mature, to what signals they radiate, and to what extent they are aware of how those signals are perceived in an adult world. society you like to live in? Is this a problem youth will outgrow, or is it something that will characterize them throughout their lives?

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Published in Klassekampen 29.05.09