Using Janelle Monae’s Dirty Computer Emotion Picture, write a 5 page paper exploring the themes of gender, sexuality, and freedom of expression.
You can talk about motifs, cinematography, and themes.
Some attention should be paid to her music video PYNK starting at 23:25, but feel free to incorporate the whole video
Use this thesis statement:
Thesis: Janelle Monae’s Dirty Computer Emotion Picture reconstructs the traditional ideal of femininity to expand the definition of female and empower women.