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Horror vacui or cenophobia in visual art is the fear of empty space. It is filling the entire surface on an artwork with detail. I learned from an artist friend who teaches Philippine Studies that this is one of the characteristics of Filipino designs - like how most Filipinos tend to fill up the walls with pictures and diplomas of the members of the family, calendars, movie posters or even photos of their idol celebrities. I guess many of my lomographs display this quality that speak much of my being a Filipino - a proud Filipino. In sync with this theme of horror vacui I took portraits of my friends playing with tarp bags while we were in Bohol, Doubled my shots with prophecy posters and an assortment of items at home.

lakandula This photo was shot on film. Taken by lakandula with a Canon A1 x Blackbird fly loaded with Kodak Elitechrome EBX film (available in our Online Shop) in Calape, Bohol + Muntinlupa City, Philippines. These tags describe this photo: cassette, bags, health, project, poster, prophecy, lomo, xpro, doubles, cana1, and bbf. Date: 2011-07-20. Time: Night. This photo can also be found in the album Bag x Prophecy Poster Crazy Doubles.

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