'Your Personal Jesus' by Jonathan Minster Comments on Consumerism & Celebrities

By: J Minster - Published: May 1, 2010 • References: your-personal-jesus.blogspot & twitter
'Your Personal Jesus' by Jonathan Minster is a visual exploration into the way today's society looks to the cult of celebrity and consumerism for icons rather than any particular religious group.

Recent years have marked a massive shift in the way we worship; our preferred icons are now fashionable celebrities and other famous faces. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but do they deserve our faith and adoration? 'Your Personal Jesus' by Jonathan Minster is an interactive photo project that accepts suggestions for icons on Twitter. Stats for Tabloid Idolatry Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 4,442 clicks in 316 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Consumerism Celebrities
Related: 95 examples / 73 photos
Segment: Males, 18-35
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