Do's and Don'ts of cultural appropriation - Coggle Diagram
Do's and Don'ts of cultural appropriation
gold door knocker hoops
miley cyrus twerking
white girls in cornrows
selena gomez in bindi
Many of the things we do or say are from other cultures
what would a world look like where people have to stay only in their cultural lane?
cheese and cableknit sweaters.
Let's banish the idea that appropriating elements of other cultures is in itself problematic
new york pizza
It is not how culture or creativity work. like picasso for example
Blackface is never okay.
Acknowledge Ideas Origins
Met Gala- china through the looking glass, extremely respectful of china and the fabulous art they create.
DONT adopt sacred artifacts as accessories
like wearing a purple heart that wasn't earned
this was offensive because only certain members of the tribe have earned the right to wear feathers through acts of bravery
some music festivals ban headdresses
Remember that Culture is Fluid
japan saved american jeans and style
japanese fashion and american fashion perpetuate eachother
Don't forget that appropriation is no substitute for diversity
valentino show based on african concepts, with hardly any african american women on stage
Engage with other cultures on more than an aesthetic level
"What would america be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?"
take into consideration the people behind it all, what matters to them is so much more important
Treat a cultural exchange as any other creative collab, give credit and consider royalties
Osklen pays royalties for inspiration from the Ashaninka tribe
"sharing values, sharing visions, sharing the economics, I think it's the easiest way to work," said Metsavaht. "This is the magic of style. It's the magic of art. It's the magic of the design."