According to biographer Karley Sciortino, "Stone’s whole being is geared toward a life lived as art. His personalized definition of Optimism as a method for avant-garde thought and art practice, inverts the nihilistic cultural dialogues of the late twentieth century to create a necessary space for vibrant new ways of being." This Alek Wek shoot is just one of many that use striking imagery to move for social change, and I can't wait to see what else Stone has in store for the world.
Implications - Consumers look to art for many reasons. Among them, aesthetically appealing imagery, the portrayal of raw and familiar emotions, and finally the depiction of deeper meaning that may or may not be socially conscious.