Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti’s brilliant, beautiful and brave illustrations have been getting a lot of attention recently. Currently named “WOMEN in English” this collection touches on a range of topics that have clearly had a huge impact on individuals around the world. The illustrations tackle issues such as LGBTQ identity, racism, ableism, sexism, ageism and body image amongst many others that collectively encourage women to be true to themselves, respect others and above all live outside of and question societies’ idea of beauty.
“It has always bothered me, the world’s attempts to control women’s bodies, behavior and identities,” Rossetti told Mic. “It’s a kind of oppression so deeply entangled in our culture that most people don’t even see it’s there, and how cruel it can be.
“I can’t change the world by myself. But I’d love to know that my work made people review their privileges and be more open to understanding and respecting one another.”
You can check out Rossetti’s entire collection in various different languages here!
Instagram allows you to see exactly what inspires people and how creativity is drawn from their everyday life. We use Instagram to capture what makes us smile, what brings joy to our life, and what we are passionate about, and the accounts listed below are sure to inspire you in turn.
Here are our 20 top creative Instagram accounts that you should be following today.
Brandon Stanton walks the streets of New York City taking street photography, and he gets his subjects to open up about life details that even many family members may not know about them. It makes you smile and connect with the images at a new level.
Carin Olsson moved to Paris and is documenting every part of her experience, from the macaroons to the Eiffel Tower with all of its shimmering lights. If you want to go to Paris but can’t get there today, Carin will take you.