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Public Art Project Addresses Gender-Based Street Harassment In A Big Way

Most people who’ve spent time in a major city are familiar with the uninvited cat call. Whether you have been the target or you’ve watched the event unfold, many of us have heard one individual or another solicit a passerby — most often a woman — to “give them a little smile” or “cheer up, baby.”

While some may combat the unsolicited attention with a cold stare, Brooklyn-based artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has an alternative way of addressing the problem. In a project titled “Stop Telling Women to Smile,” Fazlalizadeh places portraits of women in public spaces, encouraging victims of gender-based street harassment to fight back.


Read more on the Huffington Post

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