BY Isabel Bartholomew
on Jul 29, 2015
In artist Yolanda Dominguez’s video, “Ninos vs. Moda,” a bunch of wise eight-year-olds are shown various images from fashion campaigns and asked to describe them.
The unsurprising results? Women are portrayed as being sick, drunk, in danger, fighting, passed out, even thrown in the trash—and men are superheroes, studying for university, and the bosses of good companies.
Women are presented as powerless, while men are powerful; what else is new? Watch the adorable (and revealing) video below.
Image via www.latina.com
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