Sometimes superheroes get old, we hate to break it to you. Here we have Jor-El (father of superman for those of us who aren’t comic book nerds), old and decrepit, reflecting longingly on his former glory days. He is now bound to his wheelchair and can be thought of as a metaphor for aging and the vulnerability that it entails.
The Hero'd out photographic series that Deji has made as part of the Awesome Collection comes in four parts, where we get a rare glimpse of what superheros do when they are off duty.
About the artist
Deji (1988, The Netherlands) is a clandestine artist. Deji is a subversive. Deji is The Public House of Art’s “mystery artist”.
From the streets of Amsterdam to the sets he creates, he captures the most unexpected and comical aspects of our daily life, creating awkward situations in which the characters are misplaced and the public disoriented.
Paparazzi and street artist, benefactor and outlaw, hermit and latin lover. He worked as a professional photographer in fashion, entertainment and...
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