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Marques Malacia

januari 2012

Unlayered

The ability to manipulate reality to create an illusion, therefore making things appear more beautiful than they really are, is what intrigues me. In an appearance-driven society we are constantly confronted with images of women who are free from any features of the time of life. We long for this illusion, and that’s what I try to create.
   
My  inspiration: in a world where looks are so important and where everything seems attuned to that, it leads  more and more to a “screwed up” kind of censorship where we can see everything except the truth.
Do we really want to know the truth? With my recent work I want to show what’s behind the perfect image which we all like to look at. The reality, but displayed in such
a way  that the illusion is maintained for the viewer.
  
  
Marques Malacia
 www.monquichot.com

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