Betwixt and Between, Momentarily Masquerade #3By Hilmy Pratama Soepadmo
Oil Paint, Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 90cm (H) x 160cm (W) x 5cm (D) / 35.4" (H) x 63" (W) x 2" (D)
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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.
Based in: Bandung
Hilmy P. Soepadmo is a 2017 Fine Art Painting graduate from the Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia. Working with varied mediums from painting, prints, to Perspex he is working into deconstructing consumerist culture by identifying visual stimulants that drive people’s behavior to act on senseless consumption. This practice is informed …
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