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Utopia 2 ( pages 32-33 )
In this work Korderas examines the complexity of ‘ utopia ’. Ultimately , how we preceive , pursue and understand happiness is the root of utopian themes and what makes them so interesting .
“ What if one person ’ s ‘ utopia ’ is another ’ s ‘ dystopia ’? The buildings were created to exist in one ‘ utopian ’ world of my creation , though looking more ‘ dystopian ’ on first look .”
Korderas references Tennesse Williams , Catherine I of Russia and Bernardo Bertolucci in what at first appear to be whimsical and saucy scenes of daily life . The depth of meaning in this work touches on provocative fashion for young girls , hiding homosexuality in a 1950s photo booth and a room for “ the pleasure of being alone ”.