Archives for posts tagged ‘costume’

Stephanie Syjuco

Stephanie Syjuco Work from Cargo Cult. “This photographic series revisits historical ethnographic studio portraiture via fictional display: using mass-manufactured goods purchased from American shopping malls and restyled to highlight popular fantasies associated with “ethnic” patterning and costume. Purchased on credit cards and returned for full refund after the photo shoots, the cheap garments hail from […]

Catharine Maloney

Catharine Maloney Work from Teleplay Part I. Maloney’s works lack subtlety with the same mix  of self-awareness and self-deprecation that would permit one to wear a faux-star trek uniform constructed of a pastel turtleneck and what looks to be American cheese. This is the power of the work, it expertly capitalizes on the nostalgia driven zeitgeist that breeds the desire […]