the aliens

Personal microsite project. An antique box of plastic figurines branded PLASTICVILLE USA, which I found in a local thrift store, seemed ideal to convey the mood of Charles Bukowski's poem, The Aliens. I photographed this group of diminutive citizens, half-heartedly paintedĀ  by their previous owner, blithely going about their plastic lives. An unpainted woman, silently watching the bustle, serves asĀ the melancholic narrator.
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