By Marques Vickers
Photographer, writer and social satirist Marques Vickers has compiled a sequence of comparative photos and remark in his version “102 Satirical Photographic Ironies: sophisticated to Subversive”. The photographic compositions are laid out to resemble modern advertisements.
This variation is an interesting and disarming visible portrayal of way of life offerings and realities that pose paradoxical contrasts. Vickers’ 3rd satirical paintings ventures into social remark and presumptive observations frequently taken without any consideration. His past variants focused on human phobias and obsessions.
Among the various themes of attack contain racism, sexism, nationalism, poverty, habit, privateness invasion, societal evolution, icons, vanishing idealism, extra and clichés that regularly summarize human behavior.
His succinct and occasionally biting messages provide an offbeat point of view to in general simplistic assumptions. His downplayed visible comparisons distinction with overt proselytizing strategies that he observes in his preface as “usually condescending, sentimentalized or just redundant”. Vickers images bargains him a platform to concentration his goal past superficiality with a extraordinary absence of malice.
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