This conceptual short by make-up artist Lara Himplemann, considers the physicality of the colour 'black', and questions its gothic iconic status. Considering her specialism in make-up, this is a film that presents a unique perspective from an innovative practitioner, whose consideration of how colour can affect mood and character is key to her general vision.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012
The combination of science and beauty in Lucy Macrae's latest film for Australian skincare brand Aesop suggests the not so distant future vision of beauty care. Check out her latest film 'Make Your Maker' for Nowness as a continuation of this visual text on the body.
Morphē Short Film for Aēsop from Lucy McRae on Vimeo.
Friday, 23 November 2012
In an image obsessed society, 'Emilia Paranioca - Perfect 10' attempts to resolve the discord between attempting to achieve an unattainable beauty ideal and the disconcerting idea perpetuated by the media and beauty industry that you can purchase this ideal in a jar. In between this discord, the perception of what is 'attractive' or 'normal', unrealistic expectations and obsession with youthfullness is performed by artist Emila Telese, whose installation deals with issues of self-perception and the tyranny of the beauty industry.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012
|Alex, GutterSlut, 2008|
|James, Jonny Woo’s, 2007|
|John and Ryan, GutterSlut, 2008|
|Jonny, GutterSlut, 2008|
|Ryan, The Pale Blue Door, 2010|
|Shabnam and Alex, GutterSlut, 2007|