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Exhibition at The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague — © Cecilie Fang Jensen

G1rl W0rld is an exploration of gender through archetypes. By inviting viewers to interact with multiple layers of textiles and augmented reality, the project seeks to open discussions regarding the sexualisation and objectification of women in mainstream media.

About G1rl World

G1rl W0rld explores the theme of gender by reclaiming traditional craft and uses its political potential to work against a history of violence and repression against women to be both radically disruptive and radically reparative. Nair-Lacheta examines the role of aesthetics and archetypes by leaning into the caricature of femininity, via hyper-feminine and hyper-sexual aesthetics, to critique and reject the male gaze and reclaim the power of that femininity. The pieces of furniture in the installation function as a portal. The audience will be able to access 3D archetypes through Augmented Reality (AR), into an imaginative world that is unapologetically femme.

About Isabelle Nair-Lacheta

Isabelle Nair-Lacheta is an Interactive Media Designer and Artist. Nair-Lacheta’s work explores the theme of gender by employing textiles, which have been undervalued due to their associations with femininity and domesticity, to challenge gender norms, dismantle the male gaze and overturn conventional hierarchies. Integrating technology with textiles, they aim to reinvent elements of digital contemporary art experiences in innovative and meaningful ways.

"Lolita" as seen on AR G1rlW0rld app — © Cecilie Fang Jensen

Screenshot from the film "Lolita" on G1rlW0rld app

The Bimbo's Chair by Isabelle Nair-Lacheta

Screenshot from the film "Lolita" on G1rlW0rld app

Strijp-S area, VEEM floor 8, Torenallee 100 , Map No. B7
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