By Marques Vickers
Photographer, writer and social satirist Marques Vickers has compiled a chain of comparative photos and statement in his variation “102 Satirical Photographic Ironies: refined to Subversive”. The photographic compositions are laid out to resemble modern advertisements.
This variation is an enjoyable and disarming visible portrayal of way of life offerings and realities that pose paradoxical contrasts. Vickers’ 3rd satirical paintings ventures into social statement and presumptive observations often taken without any consideration. His prior variations targeting human phobias and obsessions.
Among the numerous issues of attack comprise racism, sexism, nationalism, poverty, dependancy, privateness invasion, societal evolution, icons, vanishing idealism, extra and clichés that regularly summarize human behavior.
His succinct and occasionally biting messages supply an offbeat viewpoint to as a rule 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 deals him a platform to concentration his goal past superficiality with a outstanding absence of malice.
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102 Satirical Photographic Ironies: Subtle to Subversive (Satirical Photography Series Book 3) by Marques Vickers