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<I’m Not A Robot> - A Group Exhibition at Galloire



The term influence has a lot of momentum these days, thanks to the advancement of technology designed to connect us. Either we are in the process of influencing or are being influenced by someone. However, the meaning of this word holds significance from centuries. Use of Art to portray oneself in the position of power and wealth, to inspire, motivate, intimidate is relevant even today.  

The portray of power (through words or sight) holds a meaning that shapes the narrative of the people, no matter whether it ‘upholds the truth or nurture a lie’.

Soft Power l, 2020 by Jonathan Monaghan is an exceptional portrayal of the power “sense of luxury” holds in the digital age. Represented brilliantly by illustrating the 'sitter' in a regal pose consumed in brands, proclaiming its status and rank. The irony of it all is the face cover in velvet fabric