DESIGN

SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 4

Both social and cultural factors define how sexuality is perceived by the individual; therefore it is a complex phenomenon as Foucault claimed, rather than a simple biological fact. In Foucault’s History ‘he argues that the apparatus of sexuality is of central importance in the modern play of power’ (Weeks, 1981:6). Weeks observes how Foucault introduces… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 4

DESIGN

SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 1

Abstract My dissertation investigates the ways of displaying feminine pleasure within contemporary sex shops in London. I want to illustrate how the notion of sexuality was established and shaped by social discourse in order to gain better understanding of the status of feminine sexuality and its interpretation within a patriarchal society. Over the last two… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 1