Future Folk

Goldsmiths Design 2011 Show

  • Truth and beauty
  • Truth and beauty
  • Truth and beauty
  • Truth and beauty
  • Truth and beauty

Truth and beauty

Hannah Pindell

Today the media, fashion and celebrity cultures have created artificial standards of beauty that many men and women aspire to achieve. Digital airbrushing of photos, surgical alteration of body features and the portrayal that 'thin is better' are routine aspects of our culture. This distorted perception of beauty is far from the natural human face. This has left many people, in particular women, with little sense of self worth and society in general feeling underconfident. This salesmanship myopia in the end is detrimental to our society. If the media had the power to create this, then surely it also has the power to change it...

hannahpindell@hotmail.com