A fun yet incisive look at celebrity in the modern age of gossip blogs, supermarket tabloids and brazen paparazzi. The world's obsession with celebrity has never been so heated and its craving for instantaneous, extraneous celebrity news in the information age has never been so shallow. Made up of full-colour photographs of celebrity impersonators, and joxtaposed with present and historical quotations from celebrities, Fame Us cleverly exposes and reveals the true nature of this craving for celebrity.
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(202mm x 202mm x 11mm)
Arsenal Pulp Press
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Author Biography - Brian Howell
Brian Howell is a photographer whose work has been exhibited extensively in Canada, the U.S. and recently in Italy; his first book, One Ring Circus, was about small town wrestling circuits. He lives in Delta, BC Canada. Norbert Ruebsaat is a poet and a communications professor at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC Canada). Stephen Osborne is the publisher of Geist, an award-winning cultural magazine in Canada, and the co-founder of Arsenal Pulp Press.