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Louise Orwin - Pretty Ugly
Sat 5 November 2016, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
In 2013, artist-researcher Louise Orwin came across a shocking trend whereby young girls (aged between 8 and 16) were posting videos of themselves on YouTube asking viewers to tell them whether they were 'pretty' or 'ugly'. Deciding she needed to know why the girls were doing this and what it might feel like to 'put herself out there', she created three teenage alter egos, posted her own 'pretty/ugly' videos on YouTube and waited for the results.