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2013 | Evan Warren

I have observed in myself and in others that the appearance of another’s clothing has become a source of invalid prejudice and helps influence who we decide to associate ourselves with throughout life. This body of work encourages reconsideration and an open mindedness for how we perceive our surroundings. Generally, the receptivity of a new social encounter is purely appearance based, and consistently enough, how we appear to others is a pretense. Popular culture has formed a sort of numbness to the extravagant journey that is self-discovery and exploration. The media has created an almost untouchable dictatorship over what is considered orthodox in the sense that our decisions regarding clothing and appearance have become subconsciously predetermined by what we see around us.