For a better experience, switch to Desktop Version
Blue Mountains Grammar School
Losing our religion
HSC year: 2013, ARTEXPRESS year: 2014
Expressive form: Graphic design
Losing our religion explores the notion of a prolonged but imminent death of religious belief in our increasingly secular contemporary Western society. Its role has been reduced due to major sociocultural and ideological shifts, suggesting that in thousands of years’ time it is plausible that even dominant religious sects may be dissolved by science, reason and alternate beliefs such as atheism and humanism. The hybrid gods and goddesses ignored within an indifferent bustling cityscape symbolise the spiritual obsolescence of ancient belief systems and the potential fate of current religious beliefs, highlighting the comparatively reduced function of religion in a contemporary context.
Influencing artists: Jamie Hewlett, Shintaro Ohata, Takeshi Obata, Hayao Miyazaki, Wenqing Yan, Carla Hananiah, Mateusz Skutnik, Jeremy Mann, Gary Tonge
Use Art Sets to create your own gallery – for yourself or to share. You can save artworks, videos, audio files and blog posts, and add your own text and images.
Or view all 40 works.