FACE DISTORTION WITH GLASS

 FACE DISTORTION.

With the idea of distorted images of what people think that they see in the  mirror. Myself and Lauren played around with some glass panels to see how easily it can distort your appearance. Research into BDD shows that media does have a big impact on the way that people see themselves and this distorted view in the mirror.

“Minor flaws become gigantic! This is what people with BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder) do, many for hours a day. Other reflecting surfaces (e.g., car bumpers, shiny plastic or chrome surfaces) will also give you a very distorted picture of yourself.” (p.265)

“The media and society contribute to their symptoms” (p.177)

Phillips, K.A. (2005). The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press.

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