Still Life with Fruit (Brands included)

CalvinKlein-Yellow-Peper

It’s harmless to put a logo on an object right? Maybe so, and yet it can fully change the way it is perceived. A fruit is something nice, tasty, and full of juicy goodness; yet with the simple addition of a corporate logo (such as Calvin Klein, Gucci or Louis Vuitton) it’s interesting how one will often interpret the object differently.

Artist Ting Ting Cheng strives to achieve that perceptive shift in each of her viewers. She uses a combination of objects, images, text and voice in her work and explores the concept of foreignness in different perspectives. She has exhibited and received a number of photography awards internationally, including in the cities of New York, London, Berlin and Taipei. To learn more of her work, visit her site here.

Chanel-Apple

LouisVuitton-Bananas (3)

Nike-Cucumber

dpp-guava

kmt-waxapple

LouisVuittonBananas(BaroqueStyle)

sony-sharon fruit

Tiffany-orange

TiffanyOrange(BaroqueStyle)

Toyota Pomelo

Uniqlo Pear

via FaithIsTorment

Shawn Saleme

Shawn Saleme is a contributing writer for Visual News. A 4th generation San Franciscan, Shawn has developed an adventurous spirit that has taken him to over 55 countries. His degree in cultural anthropology shapes his perspective and thirst to socially experiment in a rapidly shifting planet. His work has been featured in the Seattle Times, The Globalist and the Daily Mail. Currently he is writing a book about the shared economy. Connect with him @shawnsaleme.

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