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© Andrew Crooks
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In the The Backdrop as a Facade photo essay.

14 responses

  • Katy Wimer

    Katy Wimer gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    Wow...this is so interesting. Your photos are a mixture of reality and cartoon. I love it. Very unique. And the colors are wonderful.

  • Ralph Komives

    Ralph Komives (Deleted) gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    Astounding, Just wonderful in every way. I really like this series.

  • Stefan Hudson

    Stefan Hudson gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    a truly unique series..well done...

  • Sheena Best

    Sheena Best said (16 Nov 2008):

    interesting series!

  • Bethany Crawford

    Bethany Crawford said (20 Nov 2008):

    This one made me think of Hey Arnold.

  • Caitlin Heath

    Caitlin Heath said (22 Nov 2008):

    Yea, hey Arnold with a dead guy :)

  • Amanda Rodriguez

    Amanda Rodriguez gave props (24 Nov 2008):

    this is reallllly unique!

  • Jason Fleischer

    Jason Fleischer said (25 Mar 2009):

    In my mind, this is the image from your essay that really uses the tension between fantasy and reality for effect. People often speak of how fiction can enable us to discuss social realities in a way that feels less threatening, and that fantastical fiction makes it even easier. For example, look at how The Simpsons can raise edgy topics without the hue and cry that would accompany a live action show doing the same. This image does that... it invited me to take a long look at the callous way we city dwellers treat each other. And although you may have set out to create for the gallery, maybe this image has a future life with an organization that seeks to address social justice. And please do not take the previous comment as a judgement that the image is in any way not good enough for the gallery. In my mind using photography for social justice is actually a higher calling.

  • Kate S

    Kate S (Deleted) said (5 Aug 2009):

    Cool idea and great background. I like this series.

  • Lauren

    Lauren gave props (24 Nov 2009):

    great photo essay!! this instantly caught my eye!

  • Marie Wengler

    Marie Wengler gave props (13 Jun 2010):

    Surreal and artistic - but very great!

  • rachelrobichaux

    rachelrobichaux gave props (16 Jun 2010):


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  • Tridibesh Sanyal

    Tridibesh Sanyal said (31 Aug 2010):

    Excellent. Voted.

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