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Experimental Photography

Taking the fact that newsprint darkens after sun exposure, just as human skin, I put 6 sheets of newsprint under the sun
for a various amounts of time to get a range of colors. The finished picture is a commentary on tanning culture, which is
often associated with white upper class. In many tropical countries, tanned skin is still considered as a sign of lower
classes. However because of western culture's influences, many people start to embrace the aesthetic of tan colored
skin. The rise of tanning spas and indoor tanning methods create a new consumer's market in which the class
distinction is still strongly emphasized.
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