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F a s h i o ne x p e r t sa r e s a y i n gt h a t amo r emo d e s t l o o ki s Wh a t d oy o ut h i nko f c u r r e n t f a s h Wh oi sy o u ri d e a l c l o t h e s h o r s e ? i n, i t i ss u c hadi ffe r e n t f e e l i n gb u t i o nt r e nds ?   i t i ss t i l l v e r ys e x y , p r eya ndf e mi ne . I t i sal il ec o v e r e du p ; i t i s Id Iwo u l ds a yMa r yKa t eOl s e no r ni ono t u nd e r s t a ndwh a t h a p i ndo f l i k eas e x yt a k eo nal i b r a r - p El i z a b e t hTa y l o r . I t i sb e c a u s eI k e ne dt oi ndi v i d u a l i t ya ndo r i g i a n . h a v ea l wa y sl o v e dt h ec o mb i n a t i o ni n a l i t y . Wh a t ' st h ea p p e a l i ng o i n g o f e t h ni c sa ndn a t u r a l ne s sc o u p l e d o u t a nds e e i n gt h a t e v e r y1o u t o f 2 wi t he c h o e so f p a s t r o ma n t i c i s m. 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a l s oov e r t a ki ngt hewome n’ ss i dewhe ni tc ome st o g r owt ha ndpr oduc tde v e l opme nt .Li v i ngi nas upe r c ompe t i t i v ewor l dwhe r et hene wa ndyout ha r eobs e s s e d ov e r ,i ti sha r dnott obei nf l ue nc e dbyma s sme di a .Thi s obs e s s i onha sma deas t e a dyg r owt hf org r oomi ngbr a nds / pr oduc t sye a ronye a r ,e v e ni naf i na nc i a ldownt ur n. ” I ti snos ur pr i s et he nt ha tt hee f f e mi na t ema ni sba c kwhe n youc ons i de rs oc i e t y ’ sobs e s s i onwi t ht hebe a ut i f ulwoma n, i twa sonl yama t t e roft i mebe f or ewes t a r t e dt hes e a r c h f ort hebe a ut i f ulma n.Ce l e br i t i e sl i keRus s e l lBr a nd ha v eha dahe l pi ngha ndi nt heme n’ sma keupr e v ol ut i on. Le t ’ sf a c ei t ;e ye l i ne ronme nha sbe c omemor ea c c e pt a bl e s i nc eJ ohnnyDe pps t a g g e r e da r ounda sJ a c kSpa r r ow, t hepi r a t ewhos ema s c ul i ni t ywoul dnotbec ha l l e ng e dby a nyf e ma l e .Ga r t ha l s oe mpha s i z e st hebr a ndsa bi l i t yt o ut i l i z et he s eobs e s s i onswi t ht he‘ i de a l ’ ,“ De s i g ne r sha v e r e a l i s e dt hi sa ndc r e a t e dawor l doft he i rownwhe ni t c ome st obr a ndl oya l t y .Notonl yc a nyouwe a rt he“ Ar ma ni ” s hi r tbutyouc a nbuyt hef ur ni t ur ea nde nt i r es ki nr a ng e t oo” .Theme t r os e xua li sl oung i ngi nbe a ut ybl i s swi t h Yv e sSa i ntLa ur e ntbr i ng i ngoutt he i rTouc heÉc l a t ,a hi g hl i g ht e rt oba ni s hs i g nsoff a t i g ue .Nott ome nt i on Cl i ni que ’ sr a ng eofc onc e a l e r sa ndbr onz e r sa v a i l a bl e . Notonl ya r et hede s i g ne r sme e t i ngt heg r oomi ng r e qui r e me nt sbutt he ya r es e ndi ngt hef ul lpa c ka g e downt her unwa ys .Spr i ng/ Summe r2010wa st he ul t i ma t es e a s onf orf e mi ni neme ns we a ra sHe diSl i ma ne a c c ompl i s he sc us t oma r yme ns we a rpi e c e si nt r a di t i ona l l y f e ma l ef a br i c s ;ac hi f f ons hi r ti sl uxur ya ti t sbe s t .J ohn Ga l l i a no’ sma ke upt e c hni que sg i v et hemode l sag odl i ke s t a t us ,pr ov i ngt ha tma ke uponme ni shot !AndWa l t e r V a nBe i r e ndonc kha dt heha i r i e s ta ndmos tma s c ul i neof wha tGa ysc a l l‘ be a r s ’i npa s t e lpi nkc omba t sa ndc r ot c h hug g i ngt i g ht ywhi t e s .Howe v e r ,t heda ddyofe f f e mi na t e me n’ sf a s hi on,Y ohj iY a ma mot o,ha sbe e ns e t t i ngt he s t a nda r dl ongbe f or et he n.I n2004a ne a g e rc r owdwa s me twi t hol de rmode l si ns hi r t swor nl ongl i kedr e s s e s .

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Wet a k eag l i mp s ei n t ot h el i f ea nd wo r ko f Er a s moDa a z , amu l t i t a l e n t e dAr t i s t i cPa i n t e r , Bo d y p a i n t e r , Li g h t p a i n t e r , Ph o t o g r a p h e r , Pr e s i d e n t o f S p a ni s hBo d y p a i n t i n gAs o c i a t i o na ndMe mb e r o f t h eWo r l dBo d y p a i n t i n gF e d t i o n . Te l l u sh o wy o us t a r t e dwo r k i n g wi t hp a i n t ? Iwa sar e g u l a rc a n v a sp a i n t e rf o r t h el a s t t e ny e a r so rs o , wo r k i n g wi t hmyh a nds . Bo d yp a i n t i n gwa s an a t u r a l t r a n s i t i o na sIl o o k e df o r ane wme di u mwh i c hu s e dl i g h t a nde ne r g y . Iwe n t t oAu s t r i a , t o t h eWo r l dBo d y p a i n t i n gf e s t i v a l , wh e r eIl e a r n t al o t f r o mt h eo t h e r a r t i s t s . Ia l s ol e a r n t t h r o u g ha p p r e n t i c e s h i p s . Ih a v eb e e ni n v o l v e d wi t ht h i sme di u mf o rt h r e ey e a r s no w. I ’ v et r i e dt oc r e a t emyo wn u ni q u es p i no nt h i sa r t , c r e a t i n ga ne wf o r mo f b o d yp a i n t i n ga r t u s i n gl i g h t . It h i nk , i nt h ef u t u r e , a l o t o f p e o p l ewi l l b eu s i n gs u c h u o r e s c e n t a ndl i g h t r ee c t i v ema t e r i a l sb u t t h a t i sv e r ye x p e n s i v e .   Ho wi mp o r t a n t i sl i g h t i ny o u r r e c e n t wo r k s ? TheGo dde s so fLo ne l i ne s s( 70x 46) ,Ma dr i d2010 I t i se v e r y t h i n gt ome , l i g h t i sl i k e sbe l o ng st oav e r yc o mpl i c a t e dGo dde s spr o j e c twes t a t e dt hr e ey e a r s a ni n s p i r a t i o n . No t o nl yt h el i g h t Thi  Tog e tt hef i na lc o mpo s i t i o n,weus e dUVf l uo r e s c e ntl i g ht s ,l e d b u t t h er ee c t i o no f i t wh e ny o u ago. t e c hno l o g y ,c o r po r a lpa i nt i ng ,c o l o ur f ull i g ht sa nds o meo t he rpi c t o r i a l g e t a no t h e rc o l o u ri t i smymo t i ma t e r i a l .  Li g hti st hema i nme di um a ndi sa l s ot hes o ulo ft hi swo r k.  The v a t i o n . Y o une e dt ok e e pt h a t Go dde s so fLo ne l i ne s sbe l o ng st oat e mpo r a ls pa c ewi t ho utt i mea nds o und i ma g ei ny o u rh e a dwh e np a i n t i n g .andt hi swo r kwa sv o t e dt hebe s ta r t i s t i cbo dy pa i nt i ngi nt hewo r l di nApr i l

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eBl a c kPa n t h e r , ( 7 0 x 4 6 )Ma d r i d2 0 1 0 i swa sv e r yd i ямГc u l t b u t s o p h i s t i c a t e dwo r k . Wet r i e dt og e t s o mec o n t r a s t a n dt e x t u r e swi t ht h eh e l po f l i g h t . Ont h i se mp t ya n dat e mp o r a l p l a c e , t h i sBl a c kPa n t h e rl o o k st oy o uf r o mt h ec o l dwh i t e n e s s . Wes t o p p e dt i me i nh e a v e n ' sl i g h t t ot a k et h i sp h o t o . Mo d e l : S a r a yFi d a l g o , Ph o t o : Ri c c a r d oTe n t i , Bo d y p a i n t i n g : Da a z , Lo c a t i o n : Es t u d i o .

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S l a v e r yo f Ti me( 7 0 x 4 6 )Ma l a g a 2 0 0 9 Wema d et h i swo r ki n s i d et h emo s t t e c h no l o g i c a l p l a c ei n s i d eo u rCi t y , wi t hl i v ep e r f o r ma nc e so p e nt ot h e p u b l i c . Wet r i e dt or e p r e s e n t mo d e r ns o c i e t yu s i n gas u i t a b l e p u b l i cp l a c ewh i c hwo u l dwo r k we l l wi t ha s hl i g h t .   emo d e l i n t h i sp h o t o g r a p hr e p r e s e n t st h e s l a v ef e e l i n g sf o u ndi n s i d eu swh e n c o mp a r e dt ot e c h no l o g y . Bl a c k p a i n t r e p r e s e n t st h ev o i di no u r l i v e s . S h ei sl o o k i n gf o rf r e e d o m, l o o k i n go u t t ot h ec r o wda nd b e y o nd. Mo d e l : Lo r e n aBl a s p h e mi a ; Ph o t o : Ri c c a r d oTe n t i ; As s i s t a n t : Vi r g i ni aRo me r o ; Bo d y p a i n t i n g : Da a z ; Lo c a t i o n : Pa r q u eTe c no l o l o g i c o . eGo d d e s so f Ti me( 7 0 x 4 6 ) F o l l o wi n gt h es t o r yo f Go d d e s s , weu s e dg r e e na sar e p r e s e n t a t i o n o f t h ef u t u r e .   Iv i s u a l i s e da mo me n t i nt h ef u t u r e , p a i n t i n gt h e mo d e l a ndu s i n gwh i t el e dl i g h t st o c a s c a d es p l ae r so f l i g h t . e n t i mec o u n t sd o wna g a i na ndwe r e t u r nt ot h ep a s t . . . t h i st i mewi t ha f u t u r i s t i cwo r kc a p t u r e d. Mo d e l : Ca ma c h o ; Bo d y p a i n t i n g , l i g h t p a i n t i n ga ndp h o t o g r a p h y : Da a z . eBl a c ka n dRe dCa n dl e( 7 0 x 4 6 ) , De c e mb e r2 0 1 0 i swa sal i v ep e r f o r ma n c ewo r k , o p e nt ot h ep u b l i c .   I n s i d et h eo p e nd a yo f a n e x p o s i t i o nc a l l e dLUX, wet r i e dt os h o wp e o p l e , s t e pb ys t e p , h o wweg e t t h en a l p h o t oa r t c o mp o s i t i o n . Wewo r k e dwi t hc a n dl e l i g h t a n ds p e c i a l g l ie r s .   I t wa sv e r y i mp o r t a n t t os h o wt h ep r o c e s st op e o p l e , f o rme , a sa na r t i s t .   Ex p o s i t i o nLuxi nAl a ms o3 8g a l l e r ya r t p u b , Ma l a g a , S p a i n . d e l : Ar a n t x i l l ad el aCr u z ; Ph o t o : El o yRe y e s ; Bo d ya r t p a i n t i n g : Da a z . Mo

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Ih a v et h ec o l o u r sa ndi d e a si nmy h e a d. Ia mno t ad r a we r . Ip r e f e rt o f e e l t h ee ne r g ywh e nb o d y p a i n t i n g a ndl e t mya r t t a k ei t sf o r m. Y o u ne e dap a t i e n t t e a m, a ss o me t i me s i t c a nt a k es i xh o u r st oc r e a t ea ni s h e dp i e c e . Wh e r ed oy o ud r a wy o u ri n s p i r a t i o nf r o m? Ev e r y wh e r e . ec o l o u r so f ni g h t a r eb e a u t i f u l , h o wl i g h t r ee c t sa nd i n t e r a c t swi t hd a r k ne s si l l u mi n a t i n gi t wi t he ne r g y . Il o v es u r r e a l i s t a r t : S a l v a d o rDa l i , Lu i sBu n u e l , Ga u di . Es p e c i a l l yDa l i Iwo u l ds a y . Y o uh a v e n ' t g r o wnamo u s t a c h e h o we v e r ? No , Id o n ' t , b u t ma y b ei nt h e f u t u r e , y o une v e rk no w( l a u g h s ) . I l i k et op u t h a i ro nmyh e a ds o me t i me sf o ral a u g ht h o u g h .

eNe wAn g e l " UVAc t i o nLi g h t Pa i n t i n gs e s s i o n " ( 7 0 x 4 6 ) Wec r e a t e dt h i swo r kwi t hUVl i g h t s ,u o r e s c e n t c o l o u r s , LEDl i g h t sa n dap a i n t e d b a c k g r o u n da n dt r i e dt or e p r e s e n t t h ee n e r g ywi t h i n . i st o o ka l mo s t 8h o u r st o c o mp l e t e . i sn e wa n df u t u r i s t i ca n g e l s h o wsh e rb o d ya n dma k ev i s i b l e , t h e s p e c t r u mo f i n v i s i b i l i t yo u re y e sc a n n o t s e e , e n e r g i s e db yt h ep o we r f u l c o l o u r s . Le dl i g h t ss h o wt h ewa yt ot h ef u t u r ea n df o ru swa sal e a r n i n gc u r v ea b o u t i g h t p a i n t i n g . Wi t hal il ei ma g i n a t i o n , b e h i n dt h emo d e l , y o uc a ns e emo r et h a n l o n ea n g e l i nt h ewo r k . Mo d e l : Y a n i n aCu p i d o : Ri c c a r d oTe n t i , Bo d y p a i n t i n g : Da a z

“ Te ny e a r s a g oIwo k eu pa n dh a v eb e e no nac r e a t i v er o l l e r c o a s t e r e v e rs i n c e . el a s t t h r e ey e a r s , i np a r t i c u l a r , h a v eb e e nv e r yc r e a t i v e ” . UNFOLDED44


Wh a t wo u l dy o ud e s c r i b ee ne r g y a s ? Ev e ni nt h i si n t e r v i e w, If e e l y o u r e ne r g y . Ene r g yi se v e r y t h i n ga ndI t r yt or e p r e s e n t i t i nc o l o u r s . I t i s t h emo s t c r e a t i v ea s p e c t o f me . Ip r e f e rwo r k i n ga ndme e t i n g p e o p l ef a c et of a c e . I t h e l p sme b u i l dr a p p o r t , v i s u a l i s ea ndi n t e r a c t . F o re x a mp l e , i f weh a dt h i s i n t e r v i e wo nS k y p e , Iwo u l d n ' t b e a so p e na ndd e s c r i p t i v e . We r ey o ua r t i s t i cwh e ny o uwe r e y o u n g ? Iu s e dt op a i n t wh e nIwa sy o u n g , b u t t h e r ewa sal a r g eg a po f ma y b e 1 5y e a r swh e r eIdi dl il ec r e a t i v e wo r k . Te ny e a r sa g oIwo k eu pa nd h a v eb e e no nac r e a t i v e r o l l e r c o a s t e re v e rs i nc e . el a s t t h r e ey e a r s , i np a r t i c u l a r , h a v eb e e nv e r yc r e a t i v e . I nmy f a mi l yt h e r ea r enoa r t i s t s , my p a r e n t sd o n ' t u nd e r s t a ndmy r e c e n t wo r k , t h e yh a v eamo r e t r a di t i o n a l v i e wo f a r t .   It e l l t h e m, i na r t t h e r ei snor i g h t o rwr o n g , t i mei sno t af a c t o r . Wh e ny o ua r e i nac r e a t i v emo me n t y o uh a v et o s u r r e nd e rt oi t . I nt e r mso f c h o o s i n gmo d e l sa nd p e o p l ef o ry o u rwo r k , d oy o uh a v e as e t p r e f e r e nc e ? No t a l l mo d e l sa r ei d e a l f o rb o d y p a i n t i n g . Ia mno t l o o k i n gf o rv e r y b e a u t i f u l mo d e l sb u t ne e dmo d e l s wh owa n t t or e p r e s e n t myv i s i o n a ndma k e u p , e x p r e s s i o ni st h ek e y .   F o re x a mp l e , i f y o ua r ep a i n t e d g o l d, y o une e dt of e e l y o ua r eg o l d. I t ' sr e a l l ydi ffic u l t t og e t t h er i g h t l o o k . S o me t i me sIu s er e g u l a r

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eS p i r i t o f Wi n t e r( 7 0 x 4 6 )Mu r c i a2 0 1 0 An o t h e rp i e c ei nt h eg o d d e s ss e r i e s , t h ec o l o u r sa n de n e r g yo f wi n t e rwe r et h ev i s i o nb e h i n dt h i s , u s i n gs p e c i a l g l ie r sa n d LEDl i g h t st oc r e a t et h i swo r k . Iwa sp a r t i c u l a r l yp r o u do f t h i sa sIp h o t o g r a p h e di t my s e l f . Iwa st r y i n gt ov i s u a l i s et h ef a c e o f t h ewi n t e r . eLEDl i g h t sIg o t f r o mCh i n a , t h e ya r ei n e x p e n s i v et oo b t a i nb u t wo r kv e r ywe l l wh e np h o t o g r a p h e d. Mo d e l : Re b e c c aCa ma c h i , Bo d y p a i n t i n g , l i g h t p a i n t i n ga n dp h o t o g r a p h y : Da a z .

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p e o p l ewh owi l l s u r p r i s emewh e n t h e ys h o wmo r ef e e l i n gt h a np r o f e s s i o n a l mo d e l s . I t ' sac o l l a b o r a t i o nt oc r e a t ea r t a t t h ee ndo f t h e d a y . Co u l dy o ud e s c r i b et h eY o g a p i e c e ? Wh a t d o e st h ec o l o u r p u r p l er e p r e s e n t ? I t ' sa b o u t p e a c e . Pu r p l er e p r e s e n t s t h ek a r ma , c a l mne s sa ndt h el i ne s a r el i k ef e e l i n g si n s i d eh e r . Wh a t wo u l dt h eb r o k e na ndc o nt i n u o u sl i ne sr e p r e s e n t i nY o g a ? e ya r el i k es t e p so f e ne r g y , di f f e r e n t l e v e l so f p e a c e . e r ea r e c o n t i n u o u sl i ne swh i c hg oa r o u nd t h ewh o l eb o d y , t h ee ne r g yl i ne si f y o ul i k e . Wh a t d oy o up l a nt od oi n2 0 1 1 ? An ye x h i b i t i o n s ?

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o nt h i sy e a r ? “ eHe d o ni s mr a n g ei nc l u d e s d r a p e dPe r s p e xwh i c hi ss u p e r h e a t e dt os e t i n t owe a r a b l es h a p e s a ndf o r mg a r me n t s ; Ih a v ea l s oi nc l u d e dt h ePe r s p e xi ni t so r i g i n a l f o r mwh e r et h el i ne so f ag a r me n t a l l o wi t t os i t n a t u r a l l y , f o re x a mp l e a sa ni n s e r t i ne v e ni n gt r o u s e r s . ”

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Hi n Unf o l d e dMa g a z i newe r ei n v i t e d t ot h ep r e s sni g h t f o rHi n ’ s“ I t ’ s Al mo s t Pa i nl e s s ”s o l oe x h i b i t i o na t Py r u sLo nd o n ' sb a s e me n t g a l l e y , wh i c ht o o ku st h r o u g hHi n ' s c o l o u r f u l y e t d a r ka ndt r a u ma t i c “ Co n t r a di c t i o n ”d r a wi n g s , mo v i n g i ma g e s , t o y sa ndt h o u g h t p r o v o k i n gs t u ffe da ni ma l s . Wes p o k et o t h ea r t i s t b r i eya b o u t h i swo r k , l i f ea nds o meo f t h ee x h i b i t so n di s p l a y .

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Ca ny o ut e l l u sa b o u t g r o wi n gu p , s t a r t i n gwi t hJ a p a ne s eMa n g aa nd Ch i ne s ewa t e r c o l o u r ; h o wdi dt h a t e v o l v ei n t owh a t y o ua r ed o i n g no w? Ig r e wu pi nHo n gKo n ga nda l l t h ek i dsu s e dt od r a wMa n g ao r d r a g o n s . Ho we v e r , myp a r e n t s we r emo r et r a di t i o n a l , s oIl e a r n t Ch i ne s ewa t e r c o l o u ra l s o , u s i n g t r a di t i o n a l t e c h ni q u e s . I t f o r me d t h eb a s i sf o rwh a t Id ono wIg u e s s .

“ F i n dab a l a n c e ,n dy o u rc e n t r ea n dy o u wi l l b ea b l et oe x p r e s s y o u r s e l f mo r ec l e a r l y ” .

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f r i e nds h i p , wh i c hIf o r me da t 1 9 , g a v emec o l o u ra ndIf e l t mo r ea t e a s e , mo r eb a l a nc e d. Ic a ns e et h es t r u g g l ee ma n a t i n g f r o my o u rwo r k . I nt e r mso f t h e me s s a g eo f c o n t r a di c t i o n, h o wi mp o r t a n t i st h a t ? Y e s , mywh o l el i f eh a sb e e nas t r u g g l e . Ib e l i e v ewi t hmo s t p e o p l e , t r y i n gt o ndb a l a nc ei st h ek e yt o h a p p i ne s s .   ec o n t r a di c t i o ne l e me n t i sh o w, o no neh a nd, y o u q u e s t i o nwh a t y o us h o u l dd owi t h y o u rl i f eb a s e do nwh a t y o uf e e l . Ho we v e rt h e r ei s , o nt h eo t h e r h a nd, wh a t o t h e r st e l l y o ud o , wh a t p a t ht of o l l o wa nds oo n . I ' ma Ge mi ni , at wi n . If e e l t h e r ea r et wo e x t r e mes i d e st ome : ac o ni c t b e t we e nmyh e a r t a ndmymi nd. I n t e r mso f mywo r k , e v e r yp i e c eo f mywo r ku s e dt ob ec o n t r o l l e d, b u t no wI ' mt r y i n gt owo r ko u t o f c h a o sa ndId oe n j o yt h a t f r e e d o m. e r ei s , Ig u e s s , s t i l l as ma l l s e n s e o f c o n t r o l . Ch a o swi t hc o n t r o l , wh i l s t t r y i n gt o ndb a l a nc ea nd f r e e d o m.

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Lo o k i n ga t t h ee x h i b i t s , c o u l dy o u t e l l u sa b o u t “ Wa l ki n t omyl i f e ” ? I t ’ sa b o u t mo d e r na ni ma l s : h o w t h e yh a v eb e e nc o n s t r a i ne db yc a p i t a l i s t i d e a l sa ndo b j e c t s . S t u c ki na s we e t p a c k e t a nda r et r y i n gt o wo r kwi t h i ni t , a smu c ha swea r e , t r y i n gt oa l s o ndh e l p . “ Lo o kh o wp r eyy o uc a nb e ” ? Re p r e s e n t a t i v eo f d e a t ha ndh a p p i ne s s . Ac e l e b r a t i o no f d e a t hi f y o u l i k e , wh e r et h i n g st h a t s e e m ni s h e d( t h es k u l l )ma yno t b e

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ni s h e d. I f y o ul o o ka t t h eb a c ko f t h eh e a d, y o us e el il ep e o p l e g o i n ga g a i n s t t h ewa v e , a g a i n s t t h e no r m. To ndj o ya ndh a p p i ne s s , y o ud os o me t i me sh a v et og o a g a i n s t t h eno r m. Tol e a r nf r o mi t a ndt h e nr e b e l f r o mi t . “ I t ' sa l mo s t p a i nl e s s ” ? I t ' sav e r yp e r s o n a l p i e c ea ndi s a l s ot h et i t l et ot h i se x h i b i t i o n . I t c e n t r e sa r o u ndac l o wn, wh i c hi s s mi l i n g . Pe o p l e ndc l o wn sd a r k a ndc o n t r a di c t i n g . Ag r o wnma n wi t hama s ks h o wso nl yj o y f u l l ne s s , e x c i t e me n t a ndnos i g n so f s a d ne s s . Wea r ea l l l i k et h i sa t s o me p o i n t . i sc l o wnc a nb eme . . . o r y o u . Ono neh a ndt h e r ei sl o v ea nd o nt h eo t h e ra g g r e s s i o n, wi t ht h e k ni f e .   eb a c k g r o u ndr e p r e s e n t s d e a t hmo ne y , i nCh i n a . i si s mo ne yy o ub u r nf o rt h ed e a di n t h eh o p et h a t t h e yr e c e i v ep r a y e r s f o rt h e i rs a f ej o u r ne y . La s t l y , wh a t wo u l dy o us a yt oa s p i r i n ga r t i s t so u t t h e r e ? Bet r u et oy o u r s e l f a ndy o u r t h o u g h t s . Fi ndab a l a nc e ,ndy o u r c e n t r ea ndy o uwi l l b ea b l et oe x p r e s sy o u r s e l f mo r ec l e a r l y .  

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I n t e r v i e wb yNa r di pS i n g h Wes p e a kt oAs hJ o h n s o n, o neh a l f o f h u s b a nda ndwi f e( Lo r r a i ne ) d e s i g nd u ob e h i ndPy r u s , al ux u r y wo me n ’ swe a rf a s h i o nb r a nd; a t a r e c e n t g a l l e r ye x h i b i t i o na t t h e i r c o nc e p t s t o r eb a s e di nNe wb u r g h s t , Lo nd o n . Co u l dy o ut e l l u sa b o u t t h ec o nc e p t s t o r ewh i c hy o uo p e ne dl a s t y e a ri nJ u l y ? Wh e nPy r u sd e c i d e dt ol a u nc hi t ' s r s t r e t a i l s p a c e . . . i t wa sa c t u a l l y q u i t ef u nn y , t h e r ewe r et h r e eo f u s wh od e c i d e dt od oi t , Lo r r a i nea nd Ih a do b v i o u s l yb e e nr u nni n gt h e b r a ndf o rs o met i me , b u t Ag ne s Mo k , wh oc a meo nb o a r dh e l p e d c o mb i net h es t r o n gt e a mwe ne e d e dt ol a u nc hi t .Lo o k i n g a r o u nd, i t wa so b v i o u s , It h i nk f r o mt h es t a r t , t h a t wedi dno t j u s t wa n t af a s h i o ns t o r eb e c a u s et h e y a r ea p l e n t yi nLo nd o n . er e a s o n wed e c i d e du p o na na r t g a l l e r ywa s i nu e nc e db yo u rl o v eo f a r t a nd h a v i n gf r i e ndswh or u ng a l l e r i e s , wh i c hh e l p e d. e r ewa sa l s oa n e l e me n t o f s h o wc a s i n ga r t i s t s , s c u l p t o r s , p h o t o g r a p h e r swh owe l i k ea ndwo u l dp e r s o n a l l yl i k et o s h o wc a s e .

i n, wh a t t h eb r a nde t h o sa ndc o r e v a l u e sa r ei nawa y . Wh e ndi dy o us t a r t ma k i n g d e s i g n st o g e t h e r ?

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Weme t o nt h er s t d a yo f f a s h i o n c o l l e g e , b a c ki n1 9 9 9a ndwe b e c a meb e s t f r i e ndss t r a i g h t a wa y . Wewo r kv e r ydi ffe r e n t l y , wh i c hi s a c t u a l l yq u i t ei n t e r e s t i n g , b e c a u s e wh e nwes t a r t e dt owo r kt o g e t h e r , i t wa sae rc o l l e g e . Lo r r a i newa s wo r k i n ga t Du nh i l l a ndIwa s wo r k i n gf o rad e s i g nf o r e c a s t i n g r m.Ev e r y o neu s e dt os a yy o u mu s t ma k eac o l l e c t i o nt o g e t h e r a nds oo n, weo b v i o u s l yh a dt o ndo u rmi d g r o u nd.Wes t a r t e d t h ec o mp a n yi n2 0 0 3a ndt h er s t c o l l e c t i o nwa si n2 0 0 5 , s of o rt h e r s t f e wy e a r swewe r ed e s i g ni n g


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f o ro t h e rc o mp a ni e s . Gi v e nt h a t i t saf a i r l yy o u n gb r a nd, h o wh a si t b e e nr e c e i v e db yy o u r c u s t o me r s ? eg r o wt hh a sb e e nv e r yo r g a ni c a ndweh a v ec o met ot h a t p o i n t wh e r ewec a ndi v i d ec o l l e c t i o n s b e t we e nu s . Wea l wa y ss t i l l c o me t o g e t h e rh o we v e ra nda l wa y st r yt o f u ll wh a t ac u s t o me rwa n t s , b u t wh a t wef e e l t h a t t h e yne e d. e r e i sad e l i c a t eb a l a nc e , wh e np u s h i n g f o r wa r dt h e i rne e ds .S o me t i me s weg e t i nwr o n g , wh e np r e e mp t i n g , f o re x a mp l ed o i n gt h i n g st wo s e a s o n st o oq u i c ka ndc u s t o me r s o nl yu nd e r s t a ndmo v i n gf o r wa r ds . Py r u si sadi r e c t i o n a l b r a nd, i t ' s no t h i g hf a s h i o ni nt h es e n s eo f h i g hc o u t u r es oi t d o e sne e dt ob e a c c e s s i b l et oal o t o f o u rc u s t o me r s . Wh a t we r et h ei n s p i r a t i o n sb e h i nd y o u rS / S1 1c o l l e c t i o n? It h i nkwi t hPy r u s , i t ' sv e r ymu c h a b o u t t h eb r a nde t h o s . i si nv o l v e sv i n t a g e , i t h a sadi r e c t i o n a l e d g ea ndmo d e r nf e e l t oi t .S owe h a v ea s y me t r i cd r e s s e s , di p d y e d wi t hh u g eb a t wi n gb l o u s e s , b u t a t t h es a met i meweh a v el a c eb l o u s e s . Wet r yt os t y l ei t t ok e e pi t f r e s h , e d g ya ndmo d e r n .It h i nk t h a t i st h ema i ni nu e nc e .

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Ho wd oy o u ndt i mef o re a c h o t h e r , r u nni n gt h es h o pa ndi mme r s e di nwo r k ? Id o n ' t t h i nki t r e a l l yi sa ni s s u eI t h i nk .Wea r ei n s e p a r a b l e , wh e na t wo r k , wev e r ymu c hh a v eo u rf a s h i o nh a t so n, b u t wh e nweg oh o me weh a v edi ffe r e n t i n t e r e s t s .We l o v ec o o k i n ga ndv i s i t i n ga r t g a l l e r i e s .Wh a t Indi s , wh e nweg oo n h o l i d a y , wh e nweg os h o p p i n g , i t ' s l i k ewo r ka g a i n( l a u g h s ) .Lo r r a i ne l i k e st od r a w, Il i k et os c u l p t a nd wed ot h i n g swh i c ha r eno t r e l a t e d t owo r ka t a l l .Weh a v eami ni a t u r e d a c h s h u nda ndwel o v eg o i n gf o r wa l k s , no t ne c e s s a r i l yj u s t i n Lo nd o n, wed og ot ot h e Co t s wo l d' sf o raf e wd a y st or e l a x a ndr e f r e s h . Wh a t d o e s2 0 1 1h a v ei ns t o r ef o r y o u ? Wea r ep l a nni n gt oo p e nas e c o nd s t o r ei n1 8mo n t h s , s ol a t e2 0 1 1 , e a r l y2 0 1 2 , wewi l l s t a r t l a u nc h i n g i t .Wewa n t t od e v e l o pmo r ei n t o h eS p a ni s ha ndS we di s hma r k e t s Ho wma n ya c c o u n t so ro u tt sa r e t a nda r ewo r k i n gwi t he x c i t i n gne w t h e r ei nt h eb r a nd? a g e nc i e st op u s ht h a t f o r wa r d. Cu r r e n t l yt h e r e1 5 0c o r ea c c o u n t s a r o u ndt h ewo r l d, i nJ a p a nweh a v e t h ema j o r i t yo f d e p a r t me n t s t o r e s , www. p y r u s l o nd o n . c o m Be a ms , Mi t s u k o s h i , Op a q u e . I n t h eUKweh a v eAn t h r o p o l o g i e , Offic e : F e n wi c ka ndawh o l er a n g eo f i nf o @p y r u s l o nd o n . c o m s ma l l b o u t i q u e s . I n t e r n a t i o n a l l y Ba s e me n t g a l l e r y : a g ne s @p y r u s l o nd o n . c o m wewo r kwi t hAn t h r o p o l o g i eal o t Pr e s s : a ndweh a v eas p e c i a l r a n g et h a t s a r a h @g o o dl e y p r . c o . u k g o e st oa b o u t 2 0 0s t o r e si nt h eUS . Wea r eami d ma r k e t b r a nd, I n Eu r o p e , i t ' sav e r yb i gt h i n gwh e n y o ul o o ka t b r a ndsl i k eAc ne , a c c e s s i b i l i t yi sac o r ev a l u e .

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F o l l o wi n gh e rh a r s ht r e a t me n t o f ac u s t o me ra n dh e rs u b s e q u e n t h ii n go f af e ma l ewo r kc o l l e a g u e , h e rb o s so r d e r sh e rt o t a k es o met i mea wa yf r o mwo r ka n ds o , f o rs o memu c hn e e d e dr e s t a n dr e c u p e r a t i o n , s h et r a v e l st ot h es ma l l i s l a n do f Mu n d o , wh e r es h eh a dl i v e da sac h i l d. e r es h ei sr e a c q u a i n t e dwi t hh e rc h i l dh o o df r i e n dBo k n a m, ( S e oY e o n g h e e ) , wh os e e mse v e nmo r eo v e r j o y e dt os e eh e rt h a ne v e no l d f r i e n dswo u l db ee x p e c t e dt ob e , b u t a st h e yb e g i nt os p e n dt i met o g e t h e ri n t h eb e a u t i f u l s u r r o u n d i n g s , i t b e c o me si n c r e a s i n g l ya p p a r e n t t h a t t h ei s l a n di s n o t a si d y l l i ca si tr s t a p p e a r e d. Bo k n a mi sav i r t u a l s l a v et ob o t ht h eb r u t a l v i c i o u sma l e sa n dt h ec o n t r o l l i n gma t r i a r c h a l o l d e rwo me no nt h ei s l a n d, i s r o u t i n e l yr a p e da n db e a t e n , l e wi t hn o wh e r et ot u r na n dn oo n eo t h e rt h a n e wo nt ot u r nt o . Ho we v e r , d e s p i t eBo k n a m' sr e p e a t e dp l e a sf o rh e l pf r o m Ha h e rf r i e n d, Ha e wo nr e f u s e st og e t i n v o l v e d, a n dwh e ne v e n t st r a n s p i r ewh i c h t h r e a t e nt op u t Bo k n a m' sd a u g h t e ri nas i mi l a rn i g h t ma r es i t u a t i o nt ot h a t o f h e rmo t h e r , Bo k n a md e c i d e st h a t h e ro n l y o p t i o ni st ot a k emae r si n t oh e ro wnh a n ds , a n ds a v eh e r s e l f a n dh e rd a u g h t e rb yt a k i n gb l o o d yr e v e n g eo na l l t h o s e i n v o l v e d. . . Re v i e w: g e o n h o l i n g“ Be d e v i l l e d ”i n t oas i n g l eg e n r ec a t e g o r y( a p a r t f r o mu s i n gt h eg e n e r i c' h o r r o r ' t e r mi n o l o g y )i sa na l mo s t i mPi p o s s i b l et a s k : o u g ht h e r ea r eag r e a t d e a l o f g r a p h i c a l l yb r u t a l mu r d e r s , i n s t i g a t e d, i ns u c c e s s i o n , b yt h es a meh a n d, a' s l a s h e r 'l m“ Be d e v i l l e d ”i sn o t ; t h o u g ht h et h e meo f r e v e n g ep e r v a d e st h el m, d e s c r i b i n gi t a ss u c hi sama j o ro v e r s i mp l ic a t i o no f p r o c e e d i n g s a n di g n o r e sv i t a l l e v e l swi t h i nt h ep l o t . o u g ht h e r ea r ec l e a r l yf e mi n i s t i mp l i c a t i o n swi t h i nt h en a r r a t i v e , t h ea c t i o n so f t h e ' mu r d e r e r ' a r ea i me da t n o t o n l yt h eme no f t h ei s l a n d( wh oc a nd oa n y t h i n ga n de v e r y t h i n gt h e yp l e a s e , t owh o me v e rt h e y wi s h ) , b u t a l s ot h eo l d e rwo me n , wh oa r ee q u a l l yg u i l t y( a st h e ya l l o wt h eme nt h e i rv i c i o u sf r e e d o ma sar e s u l t o f t h e i rh e a r t f e l t b e l i e f t h a t t h i n g sa r es u p p o s e dt o , a n ds h o u l d, b et h i swa y )a n d, a ss u c h , p r o c e e d i n g sf e e l mu c hmo r el i k ea ni n d i v i d u a l ' s ae mp t st op u t a ne n dt oan i g h t ma r ec y c l eo f a b u s ewh a t e v e rt h en a t u r eo f t h a t a b u s eb e , wh o e v e ri t i sa i me da t , a n di n d e e d c a u s e db y . 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l a r g ed e g r e es h o r t l yae rt h ep o l i c ep a yt h e i rr s t v i s i t t oi n v e s t i g a t ePa n g o n ' sf a r ma n d, t h o u g ht h ep a c ep i c k su pa g a i nt o wa r dst h el ae rs t a g e so f t h el m, t h ee a r l i e rl o s so f i mp e t u sa n dt h eo v e r u s eo f c o n t r i v e dc o i n c i d e n c e sr e s u l t i n“ Mi s s i n g ”f e e l i n gr a t h e ru n e v e n , o v e r a l l .

Ho we v e r , t h eo n ea s p e c t o f “ Mi s s i n g ”wh i c hr e a l l yd i d n ' t s i t we l l wi t hmep e r s o n a l l ywa st h eo v e r a l l i mp l i c a t i o na st oma n ' si n h e r e n t n a t u r e : Ma n yo f t h ema l ec h a r a c t e r sa r ec l e a r l ys h o wnt ob ea b l ea n dwi l l i n gt od oa b s o l u t e l ya n y t h i n ga n de v e r y t h i n g , r e g a r dl e s so f h o wv i o l e n t , b r u t a l o rs e x u a l l yd e p r a v e di t ma yb e , s ol o n ga si t s u i t st h e i rn e e ds . ec o n c l u s i o no f t h el mr e i n f o r c e st h i sf u r t h e rwi t hat o t a l l yu n n e c e s s a r ys c e n e , wh i c hn o t o n l yi mp l i e st h a t wh a t weh a v ep r e v i o u s l ywi t n e s s e dc a n n o t f a i l t ob er e p e a t e d, b u t a l s oa l mo s t i n f e r st h a t , b ya n dl a r g e , me na r ec a p a b l eo f s t e p p i n go v e rt h el i n eo f wh a t i smo r a l l ya c c e p t a b l ewi t hl il e mo r ep r o v o c a t i o nt h a nap r eyy o u n gg i r l i nas h o r t s k i r t b e i n gp l a c e di nt h e i rp a t h . I nf a c t , s h o r t l yb e f o r eh e ra b d u c t i o n , Hy u n a hh e r s e l f s a y s" Me na r ea l l t h es a me " , a n d“ Mi s s i n g ”ma k e sl il eae mp t t os t e pa wa yf r o mt h a t c l a i m; i n s t e a dp u s h i n g i t t oi t sv e r yl i mi t s . S u mma r y : o u g hl a r g e l yp r e d i c t a b l ea n du n e v e n l yp a c e d, “ Mi s s i n g ”s t i l l ma n a g e st ob eu n s el i n ga n de v e nmo v i n ga t t i me s . Wh i l ei t ma yn o t b et h eb e s t e x a mp l eo f i t sg e n r e , i t s t a n dsi t sg r o u n df a i r l ywe l l , a l l t h es a me . Al l i ma g e s©S h o wb o xMe d i aGr o u pa n dCi n eAs i a Re v i e w©Pa u l Qu i n n

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TheSo c i a lNe t wo r k( Da v i dF i nc he r , 2 0 1 0 ) Asi n t e r p r e t e db yRi c h a r dRo b i n s o n Ame r i c a ndi r e c t o rDa v i dFi nc h e rp o s s e s s e sav a r i e dCVwh i c hi nc l u d e st h eme mo r a b l et h r i l l e rS e v e n ( 1 9 9 5 ) , Al i e n3( 1 9 9 0 )a ndt h eh a r d h ii n gFi g h t Cl u b( 1 9 9 8 ) . Wh e ni t b e c a mea p p a r e n t t h a t h ewa st o t a k eo nt h es t o r yo f h o ws o c i a l ne t wo r k i n gs i t e“ F a c e b o o k ”b e c a meab i l l i o nd o l l a rc o mmo di t y , t h e r ewe r e r u mb l e so f di s c o n t e n t a mo n g s tl mc o nno i s s e u r s . Onr ee c t i o n, t h o u g h , t h e yne e d n ’ t h a v ewo r r i e d; t h e p r o j e c t wa si nc a p a b l eh a nds . Wi t hS o c i a l Ne t wo r k , Da v i dFi nc h e rs t u di e da ndi n t e l l i g e n t a c c o u n t o f h o wa y o u n gma nt u r ne dane t wo r k i n gi d e ai n t owh a t h a sb e c o meo neo f t h ep h e no me no n so f t h e2 1 s t Ce n t u r y .

F o r me rb e s t f r i e n dsEd u a r d oS a v e r i n ( An d r e wGa re l d )a n dMa r kZu c k e r b u r g(J e s s eEi s e n b e r g )n dt h e ms e l v e s o no p p o s i t es i d e so f al e g a l c a s et oe s t a b l i s hwh oo wn s“ F a c e b o o k ” . ( Co l u mb i a Pi c t u r e s , Ph o t oBy : Me r r i c kMo r t o n , a l l mo v i e p h o t o . c o m

F o r wa r dt h i nk i n gs t u d e n t Ma r kZu c k e r b e r g(J e s s eEi s e nb e r g )i sac o mp u t e rg e ni u swi t ha ni d e a . Ha v i n ga l r e a d yc r e a t e dab l o g , b a s e do nh i sb ie r ne s st o wa r dsh i se x g i r l f r i e nd, h eu s e sh i se x t e n s i v ek no wl e d g eo f c o mp u t e rs y s t e msa ndg e ne r a l p r o g r a mmi n gt od e v e l o pas i t ewh i c ha l l o wsu s e r st oj u d g et h e“ h o t ne s s ”o f g i r l so nc a mp u s . es i t eg r a d u a l l yg r o wsi np o p u l a r i t ymu c ht ot h ea mu s e me n t o f t h ema l ec a mp u sp o p u l a t i o nb u t t og r o a n so f di s a p p r o v a l f r o mt h ef e ma l es t u d e n t s .De s p i t et h e i ri ni t i a l mo r a l o p p o s i t i o nt ot h e s i t e ’ sc o n t e n t , t h o u g h , t h el a di e sndt h e ms e l v e sd r a wnt os i t ee v e ni f i t ’ sf o rt h es o l ep u r p o s eo f di s c o v e r i n g wh a t t h e i rf e l l o ws t u d e n t st h i nko f t h e m, i nt e r mso f t h e“ h o t ne s s ”r a t i n g s . Wo r ds o o ns p r e a dst h r o u g h o u t t h eu ni v e r s i t yt h a t as t u d e n t h a sc r e a t e das i t ewh i c hh a sb e c o met h et a l ko f t h et o wn . S o o n, Zu c k e r b e r g ndsh i ms e l f r e c r u i t e d, b ywe a l t h yHa r v a r di t e sTy l e ra ndCa me r o nWi nk l e v o s s ( b o t hp l a y e db yAr mi eHa mme r )a ndt h e i rf r i e ndDi v y aNa r e nd r a( Ma xMi n g h e l l a ) , t oe n t e ri n t oab u s i ne s sc o n t r a c t wi t ht h e m. Hi sj o bwi l l b et od e s i g nas o c i a l ne t wo r k i n gs i t ef o rt h e m, o newh i c hwi l l b ee x c l u s i v e l yu s e db yHa r v a r ds t u d e n t s .

F o u n d e ro f Na p s t e r :S e a nPa r k e r(J u s t i n Ti mb e r l a k e )a s s u me sas u p p o r t i n gr o l e i nt h ed e v e l o p me n t o f “ F a c e b o o k ” . ( Co l u mb i aPi c t u r e s , Ph o t oBy : Me r r i c k Mo r t o n , a l l mo v i e p h o t o . c o m

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No wa r me dwi t ht h ewo r kh edi dt ob r i n ga b o u t h i so wns i t ea ndt h ep r o p o s i t i o nf r o mt h et wi n s , Zu c k e r b e r gd e c i d e st od e v e l o pab r a ndne ws i t eo f h i so wn, a i d e db yf u ndi n gf r o mh i sc l o s ef r i e ndEd u a r d oS a v e r i n ( And r e wGa re l d ) . Hi sd o e ss owi t h o u t t h et wi n s ’ a ndNa r e nd r a ’ sk no wl e d g e . Wh e nt h ene w“ t h e f a c e b o o k ”s i t eb e g i n st od o mi n a t et h es o c i a l ne t wo r k i n gl a nds c a p ea t t h eu ni v e r s i t y , Zu c k e r b e r gt h r e e“ e mp l o y e r s ”a s s e r t t h a t h es t o l et h e i ri d e af o rh i so wng a i n . Hi sl e g a l e s c a p ei st h a t t h eh edi dno t u s e , wh i l ema k i n g h i so wns i t e , al i neo f c o d ewh i c hh er e c e i v e df r o mt h eWi nk l e v o s st wi n sa ndNa r e nd r a . Ash i sg r a s pu p o nh i sne wf o u nds u c c e s sb e c o me ss t r o n g e r , Zu c k e r b e r gs t a r t st og r o wa p a r t f r o mh i sc l o s e f r i e ndEd u a r d o . e yh a v edi ffe r e n t i d e a sa b o u t t h edi r e c t i o ni nwh i c ht h es i t es h o u l dg o , r e v e n u e wi s e . Ed u a r d oa s s e r t st h a t t h e yne e dt os t a r t a d v e r t i s i n gi no r d e rf o rmo ne yt oc o mei nwh i l s t Zu c k e r b e r gi n s i s t s t h a t t h ea b s e nc eo f a d v e r t si so neo f ma i nr e a s o n sf o ri t sp o p u l a r i t y ; i t g i v e st h es i t eap r i c e l e s s“ c o o l ”f a c t o r . e ya r eb o t hs e e k i n ge x p a n s i o nb u t h a v ev e r ydi ffe r e n t i d e a sa b o u t h o wt h i swi l l b ea c h i e v e d. Wh e nNa p s t e rf o u nd e rS e a nPa r k e re n t e r st h ef r a ya ndb e c o me st h ewh i s p e r e ri nZu c k e r b e r g ’ se a r , Ed u a r d oi sf u r t h e r ma r g i n a l i s e da nds o o n ndst h a t h et o oh a sar e a s o nt os u eh i sf o r me rb e s t f r i e ndo v e rwh oo wn s“ F a c e b o o k ” .

Ca me r o nWi n k l e v o s s( Ar mi eHa mme r ) a n dDi v y aNa r e n d r a( Ma xMi n g h e l l a ) , Ha r v a r dUn i v e r s i t ys t u d e n t s , c l a i mt h a t Ma r kZu c k e r b e r gs t o l et h e i ri d e a . ( Co l u mb i aPi c t u r e s , Ph o t oBy : Me r r i c k Mo r t o n , a l l mo v i e p h o t o . c o m

el e g a l wr a n g l i n ga ndl o s so f f r i e nds h i pt h r e a t e nt ot a k et h e i rt o l l o no u r( a n t i )h e r o ; s t u b b o r na sh ei st o a d mi t t h a t ma y b eh eh a ds o meh e l pa l o n gt h ewa y . Ac o u p l eo f q u i c ks el e me n t st h o u g hs h o u l dp r o v ea r e l a t i v e l ys ma l l s a c r ic e , i nr e g a r dst ot h ep o t e n t i a l o f “ F a c e b o o k ” , a nds oi t h a sp r o v e d. eS o c i a l Ne t wo r k i sa ne s s e n t i a l s l i c eo f mo d e r nh i s t o r ywh i c hd e t a i l sno t o nl yt h et r a n s i t i o nweh a v ema d ef r o mf a c e t of a c e c o n t a c t t ou s i n gme di ap l a t f o r msb u t a l s ot h es u p p o s e dl yi nni t en a nc i a l p o t e n t i a l wh i c hl i e si nwa i t f o ra s u c c e s s f u l i n t e r ne t s t a r t u pc o mp a n y . el m’ sn a r r a t i v ej u mp sb a c ki nf o r t hi nt i me , a ndt h o u g hi t sq u a l i t ya l o newo u l d, t h i si ss o me t h i n gwh i c h ma k e sas e c o ndv i e wi n ge s s e n t i a l . I t c a nb et r i c k ya t t i me st od e t e r mi net h et i me f r a meo f ap a r t i c u l a ra s h b a c ks oc l o s eae n t i o nt od e t a i l i sr e q u i r e db yt h ea u di e nc e . i si st h es a meq u a l i t ywh i c ha l l o we dMa r k Zu c k e r b e r gt oc r e a t es u c has u c c e s s f u l c o mp a n y : h i sme t i c u l o u s ne s sa nde y ef o rt h e ne rp o i n t s . And, a s wi t ha l l mo r a l i t yt a l e sa b o u t f o r t u nea ndf a me , wewi t ne s st h ed e mi s eo f af r i e nds h i pwh o s ed e t e r i o r a t i o ni s j u s t a sd r a ma t i ca st h er a t ea t wh i c h“ F a c e b o o k ”aa i ne di t ss u c c e s s . eS o c i a l Ne t wo r ki sa ne s s e n t i a l t a l e o f o u rt i me s , p r e s e n t e dwi t h o u t al i ne a rt i me f r a me , h e nc ec o n v e y i n gt h ei d e at h a t wea r ec l i c k i n go nt h e s c e ne so nas c r e e na ndwa t c h i n gt h e mi na n yo r d e rwec h o o s e .

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“ Tr e e l e s sMo u n t a i n ”( 2 0 0 8–Di r e c t e db yKi mS oy o n g ) S y n o p s i s : J i n( Ki mHe e y e o n )i sag i r l o f e l e me n t a r ys c h o o l a g ewh o , a l o n gwi t h h e ry o u n g e rs i s t e r , Bi n( Ki mS o n g h e e ) , l i v e swi t hh e rmo t h e r( Le e S o oa h )i nas ma l l a p a r t me n t wi t h i naf a c e l e s st e n e me n t b u i l d i n gi n t h ec i t y . Ev e nt h o u g hs h ei sj u s t s i xo rs e v e ny e a r so l d, J i ns t i l l h a saf a i r mo u n t o f r e s p o n s i b i l i t yp l a c e do nh e rs h o u l d e r sb e i n gr e q u i r e dt o , a d a i l y , p i c kh e rs i s t e ru pf r o mt h eb a b ys ie r , s e t t h ed i n n e rt a b l ea n d h e l ph e rmo t h e ra r o u n dt h ea p a r t me n t , wh i l es t i l l b e i n ge x p e c t e dt o k e e ph e rg r a d e su pa t s c h o o l a l l o f wh i c hs h ed o e swi t h o u t c o mp l a i n t a n dwi t ho n l yami n o ra mo u n t o f b e dwei n g . He rmo t h e r , h o we v e r , i sr a t h e rwo r l d we a r ya n di sc l e a r l yh a v i n gd i ffic u l t yd e a l i n gwi t ha l l t h a t l i f eh a st h r o wna t h e r . Wh e ns h ea n dh e rd a u g h t e r sa r ee v i c t e d r o mt h e i rh o me , s h ed e c i d e st og oi ns e a r c ho f J i na n dBi n ' se s t r a n g e d f f a t h e ri nal a s t d i t c hae mp t t og e t h e rl i f eb a c ki n t os o mes o r t o f o r d e ra n dt a k e st h eg i r l st os t a ywi t ht h e i r" Bi gAu n t " ( Ki mMi h y a n g )wh i l es h ei sg o n e . Be f o r es h el e a v e s , s h eg i v e sJ i na n dBi nal a r g ep i g g yb a n ka n dt e l l st h e mt h a t e a c ht i me t h e ya r ewe l l b e h a v e da n dd owh a t t h e i ra u n t t e l l st h e mt o , t h e y ' l l b eg i v e nac o i nt op u t i n s i d et h e" p i g g y " , a n ds h ep r o mi s e s t h a t , wh e ni t i sf u l l , s h e ' l l r e t u r n . S o , t h eg i r l sb e g i nt h e i rq u e s t t og e t a sma n yc o i n sa sp o s s i b l e , a sq u i c k l ya sp o s s i b l e , i no r d e r t oe n s u r et h a t t h e i rmo t h e rc o me sb a c ks o o n e r , r a t h e rt h a nl a t e r . . . Re v i e w: Tr e e l e s sMo u n t a i n ”s h o wsu sa ni n t r i c a t ep i c t u r eo f awo r l ds e e nf r o mt h r e ef e e t o fft h eg r o u n d. Ad u l t sa r er e g u l a r l ys h o wna s “ f a c e l e s st o r s o s , s p e a k i n gf r o mh i g ha b o v eo u re l do f v i s i o na n d, a sar e s u l t , wee x p e r i e n c e( a n db e c o mei mme r s e di n )e v e n t s e x a c t l ya sJ i na n dBi ns e et h e m. Wi t hl il el i f ee x p e r i e n c e , t h et wog i r l st a k ep e o p l ea n ds i t u a t i o n sa t f a c ev a l u ea n dt h o u g h t h e i rh o p e sa n dn e e dsma yi n i t i a l l ys e e ms ma l l , t h e i ri mp o r t a n c et ot h eg i r l sq u i c k l yma k e st h e me q u a l l yi mp o r t a n t t ou s . As J i n( e s p e c i a l l y )b e g i n st ol e a r nt h a t t h i n g sa r e n ' t a l wa y sa st h e ya p p e a r( o ra r e n ' t a l wa y st h ewa yt h a t s h e ' st o l dt h e ya r e ) , o u r a wa r e n e s st h a t s h ei sl i k e l yt ob eu l t i ma t e l yd i s a p p o i n t e da d dsa ne x t r al e v e l o f p o i g n a n c yt op r o c e e d i n g s . Ca s ei np o i n t : e i n s t a n t t h eg i r l sh a v el l e d" p i g g y " t ot h eb r i mwi t hmo n e y , t h e ye x c i t e dl yr a c et ot h eb u ss t a t i o na n dwa i t f o rt h e i rmu mt og e t o fft h eb u sa ss h ep r o mi s e ds h ewo u l d. 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