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Betwixt and Between, Momentarily Masquerade #4
Visual aspects on youth culture has advanced by commodification agent called mass media and advertising. Thus affects youth generation nowadays towards visual language that spread all over variety of mass media, whether it’s printed or digital. In my perspective, this phenomena is something worth celebrating and addressed with a decent attitude for its value and cultural aspects. Besides, contemplating this movement will make another benefit to youth culture itself, as they behavior today leads into such consumptive behavior, and not seeing this as a cultural movement that quintessence a great advancement of visual language. By any means necessary, “Betwixt and Between, Momentarily Masquerade” series is a collective manifestation of a collective idioms that became part of visual culture itself. I believe, that the usage of montage techniques I use supposedly could deliver my judgement and observation towards this ‘cultural’ issue.
- Size: W 160.0 cm x H 90.0 cm
- Medium: Painting
ABOUT THE ARTIST
After majoring in Fine Art from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Hilmy has been self-taught as a graphic designer and creative director for 4 years and working on Contemporary Painting Series as his personal project. Youth culture and the exceeding development in visual culture nowadays somehow interest him as he took it as a part of his personal project in which Hilmy believed to reign the youngsters’ perspective and their basic point of view of commodifications. Altering forms, signs, idioms, and other visual aspects on his artwork, he notifies that his personal work as a visual artist related to his other works as a graphic designer. Hilmy took pleasure in making visual branding which has the same intention as his artwork:View Profile »
to acknowledge and recognize people’s expectation of aesthetic form and differs it with something adequate.