Meet the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police, serving the capital of Iceland. By the looks of their incredible Instagram account, a normal day includes holding kittens, eating candy and wearing false mustaches.
I took today off to sit myself down to do some deep thinking.
Worked like a charm. Enough of the “what if´s”, enough of the “but there is no money”, enough of the “aren´t you to old to start from scratch?”…
During the next 12 months, I am going to quit my job, give up my cozy apartment, put my car into storage (car insurance is incredible expensive here), get myself a bed in student housing and enroll at University.
Project for my Social Psych class last semester. This poster series was created to 1) challenge these internalized stereotypes by bringing them to the viewer’s attention and 2) expand the range of role models by including a diverse group of women. Each poster follows the same basic pattern: a woman who has demonstrated her competency in a particular area refutes the stereotype that appears above her in the form of “Girls can’t …”. While the posters target girls ranging from children to young adults, I expect the message would also cause people outside that demographic to question their own beliefs about women and power. I designed each aspect of the posters with several principles of social psychology in mind:
For those who are going to a new high school, starting college, or just wanting to start this school year anew, here are some very simple tips that will change your routines for the better! As simple as some of these may sound, we all need to be reminded every now and then that your education and your well being is of highest priority, and to do that, you must know what kind of help is available to you, how to be yourself, and how to reduce as much stress as possible! I wish I could have covered more but there was no more space in my comic, so feel free to add any other tips if you’d like! I hope you guys will have a wonderful school year. uwu