An exhibit by Frank Hallam Day in DC on the inequity of beauty: the full Washington Post article here. It’s as if every week a new article furthers what I was saying in “A Different Beauty”: impossible standards of beauty based on the white Western model — or in this case, mannequins — that local populations try to emulate. Though these mannequins at least are laying in waste — the love/hate relationship to an accepted ideal that you know is coveted but never had. There’s a sci fi script in this — one that’s better than the Bruce Willis flick out last year.
Mannequins in Africa