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By Marques Vickers

Irony and subtlety allow right satire. The shrewder and extra subversive the message, the higher the possibility it is going to be misunderstood or unappreciated.

Photographer, writer and social satirist Marques Vickers has compiled a sequence of comparative pictures and statement in his version “102 Satirical Photographic Ironies: sophisticated to Subversive”. The photographic compositions are laid out to resemble modern advertisements.

This variation is an wonderful and disarming visible portrayal of way of life offerings and realities that pose paradoxical contrasts. Vickers’ 3rd satirical paintings ventures into social observation and presumptive observations often taken with no consideration. His prior variants targeting human phobias and obsessions.

Among the various issues of attack contain racism, sexism, nationalism, poverty, dependancy, privateness invasion, societal evolution, icons, vanishing idealism, extra and clichés that frequently summarize human behavior.

His succinct and infrequently biting messages supply an offbeat point of view to almost always simplistic assumptions. His downplayed visible comparisons distinction with overt proselytizing strategies that he observes in his preface as “usually condescending, sentimentalized or just redundant”. Vickers images bargains him a platform to concentration his objective past superficiality with a amazing absence of malice.

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