The beauty of taking fashion into the realms of futuristic thought is that it allows you to open your experience of fashion up to new materials, new styles, interesting make-up or beauty techniques and the nuances of fashionable understanding.
In Jetson, photographer Alice Luker creates an ultramodern standpoint with the use of depth, colour, lighting, texture and scene. Within a few of the portraits Luker and Natasha Dean (set designer) make use of space and form to create an extended backdrop for the model, Joy McLaren, to find place in; giving her an almost ‘lost in space’ appearance where she is shrunken by the manmade structures surrounding her. In contrast the rest of the portraits give close-up detail as to the look, attitude and emotion of McLaren, signifying the human side of what is not often represented in this futuristic, robotic world.
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