A theatre run follows this month, with performances scheduled in Johannesburg next month. She struggles with the idea of being objectified. You are commenting using your WordPress. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here While this is their choice, following a pop culture norm that uses sexuality to sell products or personas, countless other women have spoken against this.
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Actress protests objectification of black women’s bodies
She cushions up bum to make it look bigger. In France, her body was the subject of The Hottentot Venus, a comic opera, filled with racial prejudice and misperceptions that Europeans perpetuated about aboriginal people. Actress Thola Antamu dressed as Saartjie Baartman who was prodded and sexualised in Europe because of her large breasts and bum. This young girl was paraded, poked, prodded and smelt. We hope you enjoy your stay. Picture by Yazeed Kamaldien. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.