Misguided Adoration: Street Art

Empty adoration altars symbolize the diminishing state of religion and its current replacement by consumerism. The altars frame our blind ‘faith’ in consumer culture and the unrealistic ideals created by corporations. The misguided adoration becomes our new form of worship as we put our ‘faith’ in these fictitious ideals and never fulfilling anything but someone else’s pocket with money.

Constraints: must come from the 99 euro cent store only, no permanent defacement, public places

Influence:  graffiti art, old master pinhole tracing, graphic design packaging, branding, saint images, social commentary on gender, objectification, materialism

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