Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Carving Perfection

Everyone points fingers to Hollywood for being plastic. If only people guessed what lengths many countries take to win a reputation in beauty. Venezuela, often equated with producing some of the most beautiful women in the world (other than Iceland and Brazil), takes obsession to new heights.

Ever watch Miss Universe? I found an intriguing documentary focusing on how unnatural steps are taken to attain a "Universal" perception of beauty. Produced by ABC Australia, Journeyman Pictures has researched a number of controversial issues around the globe. For China, it could be the issue of height, Africa, skin colour, and so on...

Beauty Obsession - Venezuela watch here
The Sexist Revolution - China watch here

Like Journeyman? I find their chosen subjects intriguing and well made...
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