STEVEN JAVON covered his skin and hair with gold glitter. In his artist statement, he wrote that the image is “related to his race and his identity within it. … In order to feel part of the majority he took the basic characteristics of the majority and applied those perceptions to himself. He straightened his hair and dyed it blonde.” Adding the glitter showed “he is proud of his color but wants to relate to the world that is around him.”
STEVEN JAVON covered his skin and hair with gold glitter. In his artist statement, he wrote that the image is “related to his race and his identity within it. … In order to feel part of the majority he took the basic characteristics of the majority and applied those perceptions to himself. He straightened his hair and dyed it blonde.” Adding the glitter showed “he is proud of his color but wants to relate to the world that is around him.”
STEVEN JAVON covered his skin and hair with gold glitter. In his artist statement, he wrote that the image is “related to his race and his identity within it. … In order to feel part of the majority he took the basic characteristics of the majority and applied those perceptions to himself. He straightened his hair and dyed it blonde.” Adding the glitter showed “he is proud of his color but wants to relate to the world that is around him.”

Here’s how KC Art Institute students do selfies

May 29, 2015 11:15 AM