This paper identifies and explores an oscillation between subjectivization and objectification in young girls’ participation in digital culture as a site of self-exploration and sexual experimentation. Using media artist Anne Hirsch’s performance Playground (2013) as a case study, it examines how the ways that adolescent girls use the internet not only complicate the subject/object opposition at the crux of many Western feminist critiques of representation but may even suggest forms of agency that think beyond this binary.
"Acting Objects/Objecting Girls: Ann Hirsch’s Playground,"
Journal of Feminist Scholarship:
12, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/jfs/vol12/iss12/6