This series of photos, Bodybuilder’s World by Kurt Stallaert, are kind of fantastic. I’m creeped out by normal bodybuilders, but these digitally manipulated, seemingly steroid laden, youth are beyond scary. It’s an eerie depiction of something I consider to be a common affliction in our society. That’s not saying that I think bodybuilding is running rampant among todays youth. Not at all. The issues of body image and that they affect people of every age…that’s what I take away from these for some reason. Is that what the artist intended? I have no idea. That’s what I see though, and I’m intrigued…and more than just a little bit bothered by these.
Howdy everyone, I’ve been a big fat non blogger the last few days but you can’t blame me it’s been sunny outside. And after those traumatizing few years in SF, in the fog, I feeled compelled to absorb every last drop of sunshine. I also felt compelled to post this because I normally don’t like accessories shoots so when I see one this dramatic and striking I must share. Plus the bags are awesome. For Numero China May:
And I want to throw this in here because it’s pretty darn rad. I feel like it appeals to the kid in all of us, and we can relate on so many levels from Design Boom