Playing on the word’s definition of a prostitute and its spelling which is reminiscent of “body,” I named this Pulp Fiction exhibition Bawds. Created for display at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the show explores the ways in which female bodies have been disjointed, disproportioned and defiled through this popular genre of early 1900’s reading.
Initially assigned to simply design an event about Pulp Fiction as a genre, my research inspired me to retarget the exhibition to expose the immense sexism strikingly evident throughout the entire genre. 
Browsing through the strikingly bright colors and bold typefaces of pulp fiction, this heavy-handed genre leaves the viewer with a sickening feeling of the tale as old as time: Exploitation of the Female Body.
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