REALPOLITIK by Valery Lippens

Powerful, horrifying, humorous, disrespectful, gutsy, visionary ... I love this series of cultural, historical and political icons reinvented for the visual/ocular fiend ... as seen by Belgian photographer Valery Lippens.

"This Work in Progress Serie… samples from a mélange of historical, pop culture, philosophical, comedic, and Internet image to create a montage in the vein of the the literary montage style invented by Walter Benjamin as part of his Arcades Project… The idea is to liberate the suppressed “true history”… a quest for traces of the untold, the ignored and the suppressed… producing some disturbing and provocative outcomes…"

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