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Your Favorite Disney Villains as World Leaders  
4/5/14 Posted 4/5/14

Saint Hoax is at it again, this time serving us world leaders as Disney villains. The Middle-Eastern artist (he hasn’t revealed his real name or where he lives) caught our attention when he turned world leaders into drag queens (now available as sweatshirts) and then into blow-up sex dolls. He rewrites history through visual lies, calling the work “POPlitical." In this latest iteration exploring the performativity of global politics, Saint Hoax imagines Sarah Palin as Cruella de Vil, Kim... [more]

War is a Drag: Saint Hoax Makes Over World Leaders as Drag Queens  
3/18/14 Posted 3/18/14

Vladdy Pushin' (Vladimir Putin) Shakespeare is often quoted for writing, "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." The statement eloquently encapsulates what Plato wrote about the stage of life a millennium prior and what social scientists would later define as "impression management," the idea that our style of dress, speaking, behavior are all merely props we use to present our "identity." In my opinion, Drag Queen RuPaul put it most succinctly: "You're born naked, th... [more]

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