|| When I received the
2005 ALI Award for
lifecasting, the Director of ALI asked me if I'd also like to accept a "really big
commission" with the award. I thought, "Sure, that'd be great!"
The jest in this offer was that the model was a very big woman looking for a full
debated adding this lifecast to my website because it wasn't treated as art, but instead
as a "weight loss incentive".
I have to applaud this lady's
desire to be cast at her all time heaviest to document what will surely be an amazing
transformation for her. We all have our own personal self-image that we see in a
mirror or in photographs, but to look at your own lifecast is to truly see who you are.
This model is writing a book
about how society treats obesity and shuns them with public disdain. There was an
interesting experiment done while making the movie "Shallow Hal". The
lovely Gwyneth Paltrow went shopping, fully made up in her "fat suit". The
beautiful actress returned in tears, not use to the the public ridicule she received that