Lily Flood ©

Pink not blue

Pink is for girls, blue is for boys, girls are princesses and dainty and weak, boys are knights and rocket scientists and strong. These stereotypes surround the consumerist society we bring our children up in, causing the girls to believe that they are less than boys, that they are weaker than the opposite sex. Pink is for girls, blue is for boys, girls like makeup and dresses and hair, boys like cars and trains and bikes. 

 

‘Pink Is For Girls’ is a satirical take on gender stereotyping that young women are brought up with on  daily basis. A self-portrait, the artist uses a surreal element of an otherwise normal portrait to reference