“When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.”
Sunday, March 14, 2010
The Revolution Will be Fabulous
Justin Melnick is an avid photographer, digital artist, and has spent time oversees in the Middle East. All of these influences have come together in his latest project, titled ARM•ME. Melnick imagines, quite vividly, what Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Pucci, and Chanel would add to standard ammunition. The outcome is a compelling statement that questions how we — individually and as a nation — spend our money, contrasting the abundance of weaponry with the scarcity of high-end luxury goods and some pretty amazing imagery. Can a military recruiting campaign aimed at 20 something females be far behind?