…I wear what I like and I hope other people like it, and if they don't, I figure it's their problem, not mine. And for me that's been very successful.
The reproduction of elements from other cultures that differ from what you know from their own.
In art and cultural history, Exoticism is a cultural phenomenon, that appreciates cultural diversity by imitating ideas and artistic elements from foreign cultures.
The phenomenon can assume different forms, both as a fascination of the exotic, but also as a degradation of traditions and ways of life, different from what you are familiar with.
The cultivation of the exotic poses questions of cultural differences, but is also implying an understanding of cultural form.
(from the exhibition ULTIMATE IMPACT, Copenhagen, 2017)