Geoffrey Siu | Madonna Enthroned
Geoffrey, Siu, Art, Designer, Graphic, Artist, Honolulu, Hawaii, HI, Paint, Painting, Painter, Design, Wiki Walks, Wiki, Wikiwalks, wiki-walks,
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Madonna Enthroned

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2014, Out Fitted
About This Project

The rise of popularity and integration of hipster culture into mass media and fashion is an example of what was considered “anti-fashion” becoming fashionable. Hipsterism is a reaction to the commercialized and consumerist society of the 21st century. The stress of vintage, hand-made, and nostalgic became tools to assert a sort of social dominance. Instead of judging one’s value with economic capital like high-fashion¬†and money, hipsterism emphasizes one’s value on “cultural capital” like dictating what is considered “cool” and being early adopters to novelties.