What problems have occurred in society as a result of photoshop ?
How has photoshop affected media production and the circulation and consumption of media products?
Has manipulated photography dominated our ideas of beauty?
''There is a secret "underlife" poisoning our freedom; infused with notions of beauty, it is a dark vein of self-hatred, physical obsessions, terror of aging, and dread of lost control." Naomi Wolf - The Beauty Myth
Have we become plastic? Is the human body an object? What’s going on with all these weird lips that don't really look like lips? Are we so waxed, polished and enhanced we've started to lose the animal side of our nature?
Who benefits from photoshops creation of flawless beauty?
The diet, beauty, cosmetic surgery and fashion industries are worth multi-billions. Continual economic growth is based on making people dependent on their quick fixes and sure fire solutions to physical imperfections. Every day new products are marketeed to "correct flaws," drawing people into an obsessive and hopeless cycle to reach an impossible photoshop standard of beauty. Just 2% of today’s women see themselves as beautiful.