The Creator's Project: "This Photographer Transformed Herself for 300 Self-Portraits"

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Tomoko Sawada has been gathering the attention from several American media and editorial sites.  Today we share The Creator's Project, a VICE blog dedicated to a global celebration of creativity, and their recent review of her series Facial Signature.

"Even in the most diverse cities in the country, stereotypes and clichés about ethnic groups leave little room for individuality. A person can be automatically judged by their perceived ethnic identity— even when that assumption is incorrect. Photographer Tomoko Sawada grapples with an especially complicated ethnic problem: the assignment of Asian identity based on physical features. What makes someone seem more Japanese or more Chinese? What factors make strangers decide on these attributes? These are the questions that Sawada tackles in her exhibition Facial Signature, currently on view at Santa Monica's ROSEGALLERY."

The Creators Project is a global celebration of creativity, arts and technology.  Launched in 2009 with Intel as founding partner, the platform features the works of visionary artists across multiple disciplines who are using technology to push the boundaries of creative expression.
The Creators Project includes daily video and editorial content, an official YouTube Channel, original artwork commissions and global events.

Read the article in it's entirety HERE.



Source: http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/to...