Human Stories: The Body Issue

FREE, NOW Gallery, Greenwich Peninsula

13 October – 12 November 2017


However much we condemn the airbrush, our obsession with perfection refuses to go away, incessantly drip-fed to us through social and mainstream media. But to what extent do we endorse today’s narrow standards of beauty every time we like, favourite or upload a carefully filtered photograph?

In the second instalment of the Human Stories series designed to encourage contemporary discourse on modern life, this collection of specially commissioned photographs, films and animations celebrates cultural diversity, while examining the blemishes and imperfections we seek to disguise.

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