Discovered amazing artist Lucy McRae today and believe I'm about to have a creative crush for at least the next couple of days.
Im relating this stuff to the research I've been doing into the maths that measure faces according to golden triangle and Phi formula and whatever, to determine why we find some features in faces more beautiful than others.
Also how easy it is to manipulate a face through readily accessible apps now.
I think it's bs and propably reinforcing western beauty standards. But it's interesting how algorithms are determining the norm now. But also how algorithms are actually incapable of recognising faces that are too outside the norm. Like they don't even see these faces.
I wonder how my own face measures up..? What would I need to adjust to be as beautiful as possible?
Im trying to think how to play with these concepts and engage with these issues.
Facial modifications and transformations and a queering of normative beauty standards?
#Self-portraiture, #beautyideals, #art, #queer