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i died for beauty

A short film exploring the perceptions of beauty

This video was submitted for The One Minutes, a global network devoted to moving image. The theme is Martians Send Videos Home looking at estrangement. 'I Died for Beauty' looks at the disruption of habitual perceptions of beauty. We look in the mirror and we want to be someone else or a 'better' version of ourselves. We are subjected to images and text from magazines and advertisements which sells us an illusion and destroys our self esteem. The uncomfortable and disruptive music has been produced by Peter Richards. The video is now part of their collection.

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We look in the mirror and we want to be someone else or a 'better' version of ourselves.

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