The term Doppelganger in the vernacular means any double or look alike of a person and not entirely evil or harbingers of bad luck, which one usually finds in folklore or fiction. More often than not we bump into, meet opr see people whose personas are similar to us.
But this new book Doppelganger takes a look at visual identity of men and techniques of achieving individuality. The book explores a different creative approach on how a person differentiates himself/herself apart. It presents current trends in capturing the visual identity of human beings. Each of its seven chapters explores a different creative approach: Embody, Dissolve, Appeal, Reshape, Perform, Deform, and Escape. The book is colourful and entertaining collection of transformations, masquerades influence by culture, technology, art and fashion.
DOPPELGANGER- IMAGES OF THE HUMAN BEING
Images of the Human Being
Release Date: January 2011
Editors: R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, F. Schulze
Features: 240 pages, full color, hardcover
Format: 24 x 30 cm