A Photograph by Silvia Rosi
School uniforms were invented to bring equality to school goers, a way to ensure the wealth disparity of parents was not immediately evident. I think it is a lazy solution. At lunchtime in Nigeria, when the lunch boxes came out or didn't in some cases, the wealth disparity was immediately clear.
Capitalism is built on uniformity and cohesion, happily, art continues to successfully counter its influence. Like Silvia in this first photograph, artists somehow maintain a tight grip on the subversive power of art while fighting uniformity, cohesion and lazy solutions.