Self-stereotyping Individualists: Exactitudes

People who share tightly defined styles

People who share tightly defined styles


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Rotterdam-based photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek have worked together since October 1994. Inspired by a shared interest in the striking dress codes of various social groups, they have systematically documented numerous identities over the last 14 years….
…They call their series Exactitudes: a contraction of exact and attitude. By registering their subjects in an identical framework, with similar poses and a strictly observed dress code, Versluis and Uyttenbroek provide an almost scientific, anthropological record of people’s attempts to distinguish themselves from others by assuming a group identity.

This website should be interesting research for anyone involved in character design, because it shows the amazing variety of people who like to subscribe to a particular visual stereotype. > Link.

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