I jump into a pre pre-Blade Runner era, at the roots of my innate love for Shinjuku, landing in the street of the photography "Shinjuku at 5:09 AM". This is what it means to me enjoying @gregforaday 's"Tokyo-Yokosuka 1976-1983" while waiting for @liamwong 's TO:KY:OO.
With today's eyes, some of these photographs get a retrofuturistic look.
I find myself thinking "these pictures of a 1976 Shinjuku can no longer be taken"; it applies to anything in the past, but still, this book specifically makes me wonder.
Recently went back to school to dig deeper (pun intended) into my lifelong passion for archeology, history and heritage, in case you were wondering about my insta absence and what I do when I don’t undress for fun. Also looking for a Halloween party so I can channel my inner Lara Croft more than I already do in dance and spirit🏺🔮🔬 via @concepttalk
Not just Citroëns cars were rather "special" in the 80s. Their 1985 campaign for the Series 2 CX didn’t gave any information on the car, but turned out legendary nonetheless. The French director and marketing genius Jean-Paul Goude came up with the idea and was responsible for the production. It’s no wonder that he chose Grace Jones as the testimonial for the facelifted CX. She was at the peak of her career in the mid 80s and Goude also directed her music videos. Her first collaboration with Citroën was the "C'est démon!" billboard-campaign for the first series CX Turbo (1984). She was a excellent choice. Her Avantgarde-aesthetic perfectly suited the futuristic and innovative Flagship-Citroën and everybody knew her back then. The video clip is so bizarre, that it immediately gets stuck in your head. Just listen to those tire screeches on sand and the Formula 1 sound of the Fourcylinder engine. It doesn’t get more 80s than that!
Credit: Jean-Paul Goude for Citroën. All rights reserved to them.
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