….wild is the wind…creative freedom is the seed….
I really enjoyed this blog and I wanted to add: “Hyper-reality” is ALSO the process by which society appropriates what is essentially counter-culture and markets it to the Main-stream in the hope of encouraging our “Faith in Fakes”….a beautiful semiotic analysis written by Umberto Eco.
For a free PDF of the book : Free e-book “Faith in Fakes” by Umberto Eco from Callutheran.edu
I encourage anyone interested in this phenomena of the Accelerated consumption of Culture by reading the book : “Faith in Fakes” by Umberto Eco.
I love fashion but fashion is ALWAYS my slave and NEVER my Master!
Enjoy the Creativity…but Mr.Eco, thank you for saying that “Art and Artists” are conveniently categorised into a box called “Priceless” so that society do not feel the need to deal with us in hyper-reality since Art is the antithesis of the “Faith in Fakes” culture. That was very insightful and as an artist, I thank you for your academic depth.
P.S Fashion is Fickle and Style is Forever….remember that….the Superheroes of today can at a whim be the Super-villain of tomorrow and then back again……..but the Style of John Galliano is Forever…..because he was born a talented artist.
Hyper reality , Graphic stimulation and Super emotions from glamorous to outrageous . It is to see something visually so powerful that it takes away reality from us ,and playing an extreme metaphor for fashion because it shares an obsession with the body, its identity and transformation “The concept of dual identity”. Its desire , emotion and attaining those super powers to make the impossible, possible.
We can augment reality and see the depth of the same very thought to build a new Idea. Super Heroes such as Iron Man , Super man although take place in an alternate history of Edwardian earth, the moment of the “break” for which their existence is necessary, it is an alternate history to be different from ours. Here is a research on visual power of forming super fashion looks. It is more of a Symbolic and metaphorical association with superheroes , that escape into your fantasy. Not just superman or…
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Cecilia is a Hong Kong Chinese-Australian Social Entreprneur, Artist, Directors of NGO in Africa, South Ameria, Asia and California who really really likes to "tell it how it is", having travelled to over 40 countries around the world & seen some interesting things every so often.
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