所属栏目： Cross Over
A beauty pageant, is a competition based mainly, though not always entirely, on the physical beauty of its contestants, and often incorporating personality, talent demonstration, and question responses as judged criteria. Beauty queens are symbolic representations of collective cultural indentities and beauty pageants are fields of active ‘cultural production’. Beauty pageants operated as sites of commodification and consumption in a world are increasingly influenced by global markets and media institutions. Today we are joined here live by Tracey Chang and Mariatu Kargbo.