Dystopia Fascination

Attracted to the faux reality of a repressive futuristic world
Implications - Modern consumers are intrigued by the idea of a future dystopian world, as evidenced by the popularity of the recently released film The Hunger Games, as well as the prevalence of imagery, products and other innovations that suggest a repressive and controlled society operating under the guise of a utopian world. These innovations not only appeal to our fascination and wonder but also serve as reminders that the pursuit of utopia may not always be in our best interests.
SCORE: 5.6
Hot Top 6 Examples: 105,145 Total Clicks Jun 11 - Mar 12
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Monochromatic Dystopia Paintings - Michael Peck Transports Viewers to Foreboding Worlds
SCORE: 7
Viral 39,174 Clicks Pub: Nov 6, 11
Monochromatic Dystopia Paintings
Michael Peck Transports Viewers to Foreboding Worlds
Michael Peck’s paintings come across as tangible memories. The familiarity of the environments, the romanticism of the feelings felt in the moments and that longing one feels to revisit these passages… [More]
Dystopia Cartoon Mashups  - The Hunger Games Characters as Simpsons Stars are Hilarious
SCORE: 6.8
V. Hot 21,829 Clicks Pub: Mar 23, 12
Dystopia Cartoon Mashups
The Hunger Games Characters as Simpsons Stars are Hilarious
The Hunger Games Characters as Simpsons Stars is a mash-up series made by Next Movie and Old Red Jalopy. With the upcoming release of the Hunger Games movie, everyone is loving dystopian connotations.... [More]
Film-Inspired Photoblogs - Capitol Couture is a Tumblr Based on Fashion from The Hunger Games
SCORE: 6
Hot 14,106 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 12
Film-Inspired Photoblogs
Capitol Couture is a Tumblr Based on Fashion from The Hunger Games
The marketing people behind the film The Hunger Games have launched a Tumblr called Capitol Couture, giving fashionable fans of the film a place where they can get their fill of the movie's haute couture.… [More]
Futuristic Dystopian Art - Alexandra Damacsek Uses Morbid Photo Manipulation to Create a Dark World
SCORE: 5
Warm 13,391 Clicks Pub: Aug 25, 11
Futuristic Dystopian Art
Alexandra Damacsek Uses Morbid Photo Manipulation to Create a Dark World
The work of Alexandra Damacsek is so much deeper than what meets the eye. Each of this talented artist's photo manipulations are carefully crafted so to reveal a dark and sinister world, which surpasses… [More]
Dystopian Industrial Structures - The Samitaur Tower Provides Information and Art to its Citizens
SCORE: 3.1
Warm 8,482 Clicks Pub: Jul 1, 11
Dystopian Industrial Structures
The Samitaur Tower Provides Information and Art to its Citizens
If I had to imagine the future, it would be filled with architecture like the Samitaur Tower. Its industrial look lends a dramatic touch to this city corner. An information tower, it will not only provide… [More]
Surreal Dystopian Illustrations - Niklas Lundberg Creates Dark and Dramatic Graphic Designs
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 8,163 Clicks Pub: Jun 13, 11
Surreal Dystopian Illustrations
Niklas Lundberg Creates Dark and Dramatic Graphic Designs
There is something very dystopian about Niklas Lundberg's digital illustrations. The fact that his work is dark and dramatic, not to mention futuristic as well, really gives the illusion that he has created… [More]
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