College Artist Corner

Archive for March 2012

Explaining the Art of, “Stop and END”

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: March 25, 2012

  This art piece sought to challenge Rape Culture as a whole, but most of all focused on breaking the silence within Appalachian State University (ASU). I picked the phrases, “Stop [t]he Silence” and “END RAPE CULTURE” so that accountability could begin to be established through an engagement promoting awareness within the ASU community. To […]

Explaining the Art of, “2-4-6-8! App State’s All About Rape?”

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: March 18, 2012

  Appalachian State University (ASU) has essentially forced rape culture onto student-athletes, and I wanted to express that within my design. It is my opinion that ASU has created an injustice through its allowance of a serial gang rapist to return to an otherwise upstanding team.[1][2] The actions taken by ASU thus far have served […]

The Appalachian State University Rape Culture

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: March 9, 2012

  Anyone on Appalachian State University (ASU) campus yesterday probably wouldn’t have noticed that it was International Women’s Day. Of course there’s not much to celebrate, when about one in four female college students is raped according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics. In relation to ASU, there appear to be […]