Association is a funny thing. The smallest detail of a person, place, or thing can become iconic of it, forever uniting the two…even when it is obviously stereotypical or silly. Want to set a scene in New York? Stock footage of the Statue of Liberty. Need to make someone look French? Give them a beret and a baguette. “I AM” is an imageblog series where I abuse this principle, by Demo-morphizing whomsoever I choose, by MS-Painting on a bandana and sunglasses. It works surprisingly well.
Damn, the image for the excerpt isn’t showing my face. Eh.
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