the virtual identity salon
Written by Botgirl Questi
Another perspective on recent discussions here on the perception of beauty, the projection of identity and the boundary between fantasy and reality.
Tags: Beauty, Body Image, Doll Photography, Fantasy and Reality, Visual Poetry
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Holy Moly, Botgirl! I can’t quote exactly, but you post triggered my memory to release a quote or derived quote from Cervantes, “When illusion reigns supreme, it overpowers reality.”
Ha. It can. I’ve been loving religious imagery recently because of the juxtaposition between powerful and authentic perception, and the mythical fictions that provide the gateway to the transcendent experience. That’s the space I was playing around with in this image.
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