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#48 - arign (11/02/2013) [-]
I thought that the image can have (at least) two meanings:
A criticism to capitalism. We are slaves of the system; and we ignore it, or rather cheat ourself, by make it look like the chains are ornaments we wear.
A expose of the culture that makes us believe that swag, or any specific mode of dress and act, are the only way to fit in a specific comunity.
User avatar #51 to #48 - Eggerz (11/05/2013) [-]
another analogy would be that even though blacks were slaves, they made the best of the situation and prospered, turning the chains of enslavement into the chains of adornment.
#52 to #51 - arign (11/06/2013) [-]
It could be that.
But i think that the artist wasn't making a historical reference, or else it would be a background that reference a specific era or time to enhace the statement.
The body lenguage of the picture is showing a pose of modern age, that is why i would go for a more recent point of view.
(what #44 Phoeniix says seems accurate to...)
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