Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Emoji to life

Emoji are originally the ideograms or smileys used in Japanese electronic messages, the use of which is eventually spreading outside Japan. The word emoji literally means "picture" (e) + "character" (moji). Emoji is no odds for almost everyone in the world right now. Especially chat and social media applications on your phone are now equipped with various emojis, that make you literally waste time for choosing the perfect one or two to send.

It is used when you surf the cyber space, flirt with someone through texting, #LOL with buddies with plain face, instagram your #foodgasm and #ootd, as well as tell your Path friends the music you're listening and so on. While in the real life we're getting used to "like this", "retweet", or "repath, an artist Nastya Nudnik put them into her art pieces. The Kiev, Ukraine, artist has imagined the classic Michaelangelo or Edward Hopper utilized today's social media symbols by juxtaposing the arts form the old era with 21st century language. These arts bring unspoken emotions to life.








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