Digital photo collage series by visual / 3d artist Roberto Voorbij
A series of photshopped images from the Thai Politics III book by documentary photographer and visual artist Miti Ruangkritya, all collected from the Thaksin where are you? Facebook group.
Launched in 2010, during an intense period of political speculation, the group wanted to find out the whereabouts of the fugitive and former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thaksin was satirized and ridiculed within the group as participants added an images of him in a wide variety of humorous scenes. The group no longer exists.
WWT recently saw Stezaker’s amazing work at Whitechapel gallery and felt it deserves to be looked at once more.
(see previous WWT post on John’s work here)
John Stezaker (b. 1949) British conceptual artist known best for his collage series Mask, Marriage and Dark Star.
[…] Taking classic movie stills, vintage postcards and book illustrations, (John) Stezaker makes collages to give old images a new meaning. By adjusting, inverting and slicing separate pictures together to create unique new works of art, Stezaker explores the subversive force of found images […]
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