Thursday, June 26, 2008

hank willis thomas

from hank willis thomas's project 'unbranded.' as hank says about the work "unbranded is a series of images taken from magazine advertisements targeting a black audience or featuring black subjects, which i digitally manipulated and appropriated....i have removed all aspects of the advertising information, e.g., texts, logos, in order to reveal what's being sold. nothing more is altered." see more here.
[all hank willis thomas. from the series unbranded. top to bottom: oj dingo. jungle fever. 1991/2007. 1980/2007. make a radical departure. 1985/2007.]