The art of faking it: do these celeb lookalikes make us question the truth of photography?

The art of faking it: do these celeb lookalikes make us question the truth of photography?

Meet up with the professional: Alison Jackson (Image credit: Alison Jackson) Alison Jackson is a

Meet up with the professional: Alison Jackson

(Image credit: Alison Jackson)

Alison Jackson is a contemporary BAFTA and multi award winning artist, whose work raises queries about faux information and choice facts. She will make convincingly practical function about celebrities executing items in non-public, working with cleverly styled lookalikes to develop photos that check out the media building of celeb. In 2019, she launched A Day in Your Existence, a levels of competition to learn youthful photographers from deprived backgrounds.

www.alisonjackson.com

During the pandemic, I have been busier than at any time generating images and films about movie star. We feel we know famous people intimately but several men and women have actually met them for actual, so we only know them through the graphic. 

My do the job is about how photography is a really deceitful and slimy medium that we are all addicted to. I aim to raise thoughts about our voyeuristic obsession by delivering glimpses into the life of the prosperous, well known and royal – scenes we like to consider but have never seen right before.