i’m really sick and my medication means its almost impossible for me to get well again. i lost a brand new 30g pouch on the way to school. i missed all the 4th year crits today because i’m an idiot. i am feeling very sorry for myself today.
Photographer James Ostrer documents our obsession with sugar in a series of grotesque real life portraits of people covered in layers of sweets and junk food. Speaking largely on the to the global food production and increasingly dangerous methods of mass production, Ostrer’s photographs conjure tribal images that are both fascinating and repulsive. Via the press release, “This adornment becomes a mask of what we eat which then becomes entwined with a hyper-pop sensibility and an obsequious inquiry into the great volumes of sugar that flow through our bodies.”