Smile or Die

Smile or Die
Author: Jorge Pomar, Sebastián "Chebo" Roitter
Publisher: Bucle Editorial
Language: Spanish / English
Pages: 80
Size: 21 x 15 cm
Weight: 324 g
Binding: Hardcover
Availability: In stock
Price: €25.00
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Smile or Die is a book of photographs, paintings and drawings made by Jorge and a text written by Chebo. It´s a study on the "smile" found in the urban space - also known as :) - the supposed visual representation of the ideal of happiness. Painted smiles, edible smiles, designed smiles, cute smiles, honest smiles, fake smiles, sad smiles, evil smiles, belic smiles, billionaire smiles, powerful smiles, blind smiles, happy smiles. All types of smile, all over the place, all the time, everywhere: on phones, in newspapers, on clothes, on walls, as a tattoo, on your brother's visage, on your mother's face, on the president's one and on everybody else's too. Sometimes in supermarkets, sometimes in museums, sometimes in parties, sometimes here and sometimes there and sometimes nowhere at all. From Argentina to China, from Poland to Colombia, from the darkest part of the system to the sun´s face. They're there, drawing us in, speaking to us, filling us with joy and terror. The fixed smile: a lifestyle choice and a consumer aesthetic. Smile or die? —Bucle Editorial