Before writing the dissertation, it is beneficial to get some feedback on a rough essay plan, the question chosen for the essay and also a plan of chapters for the essay. Below is the presentation created that will be presented to a small group for feedback on ideas and the subject in general.
The question I am going to aim to answer in my essay has been decided due to the essay I wrote last year as it will link back to that essay as it is a similar topic. I really enjoyed researching about and it also means that the dissertation will be a kind of expansion or further exploration from second year. Within this, I thought it would be beneficial to look at the following:
-The Sexual Revolution
- Influential artists, e.g. Tracey Emin
- The Male Gaze
- Sexualisation of women in advertising
- The Guerrilla Girls
Finally, I created a slide for practical work. This slide is left blank, as I am still not sure of the outcome for the project at this stage, however I think it would be quite a nice idea to create a book similar to the book I created last year, as it would show that it is a further exploration of a similar topic - however it will all depend on the research that I decide to include in my essay, so I am not limiting myself to a publication design.
The feedback I got from the group and Amber was helpful and mostly positive. I was asked what I believe the outcome will be, and I believe that gender will have an impact on the creative industry. I was also advised to amend the way I have written my question as it was suggested that its very similar to my previous essay and it would be a lot better to explore the relationship between them both rather than the impact.
It was also suggested that I definitely shouldn't limit myself to making a publication and to only begin the practical work once I have written a big chunk of my essay so that I will definitely be answering the question within both my essay and the practical work.