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Final Major Project: Creative Invention

“Metaphorically and literally, “makeup” is a form of creative invention, whether performed by men or women . . . Each swipe of eye shadow, bronzer, luminizer, or lipstick creates a new, made-up self-story. The appeal of cosmetics is, in part, the possibility of self-invention. I can create illusion, contour, colour, depth, sparkle, highlighting, “youth”, allure.”

– Rebecca Plante in (Waskul and Vannini 2016: 169)


Waskul, D. D., and Vannini, P. 2016. Popular culture as everyday life. New York: Routledge.

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Final Major Project: Selected by…

As part of the Source Graduate Online Photography 2018, Source commission a number of respected figures from the world of photography. These selectors choose their favourite sets of images from all th

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