Doppelganger: Images Of The Human Being

Author: Robert Klanten
Homepage 9783899553321

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  • : $85.00(AUD)
  • : 9783899553321
  • : Die Gestalten Verlag
  • : Die Gestalten Verlag
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  • : 1.665
  • : November 2010
  • : 300mm X 240mm X 27mm
  • : Germany
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  • : Robert Klanten
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  • : Hardback
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Description

The digital age has fundamentally changed traditional notions of who we are and how we wish to be perceived. The music producer Chris Walla puts it this way Confronted with our significantly more banal everyday life, we re measuring our actual selves against our online selves with hopeful resignation. Doppelganger presents current trends in the depiction of human beings. In today s images and sculptures, personal identities are being intensified, altered, or created through the use of techniques such as deformation and construction/deconstruction as well as the obliteration of classical proportions, visual traditions, and what is generally considered beautiful and fashionable