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Art & Art History

Igor Vamos

Igor Vamos

Thursday, August 31, 1995–Friday, September 01, 1995
Gallery 400 Lecture Room
400 South Peoria Street

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Igor Vamos is the mastermind behind the Barbie Liberation Organization (BLO). BLO transplanted the voiceboxes of Barbies into the body of GI Joes, and visa versa. The results were quite surprising when Joe says “Let’s Go Shopping!” we are reminded of the projection of gender-based stereotypes that are made by the toy industry.

This lecture was funded by the Paul Robeson Foundation.