Peter De Potter - Rival/Revival, 2014. Photograph. From the series ‘MY BLOOD TOMORROW LAND’ published in issue 6 of Dust magazine, with the support of Dior Homme.
excerpt from The Destroying Angel (1976)
by Peter de Rome (28 June 1924 – 21 June 2014)
"Hey, mister… yeah, you… I can tell by that glazed, blank look in your eyes that you’ve been staring at my hypnotic body for a few hours now haven’t you? You like what you see, don’t you? I’m a pretty mesmerizing versatile chameleon aren’t I? It’s hard to look away, isn’t it? It’s all good… I don’t mind… you’re not the first older dude to stop and stare… I enjoy the attention just as much as you’d enjoy giving me some attention… right now, you’d really like to give me some attention, wouldn’t you, mister? You want to strip away everything and relax… just keep staring at my hypnotic changing colors and strip for me… let my changing colors change you, mister… let Me change you… I will change you… chain you… enslave you… My hypnotic colors will bind you to Me… I will take control of you because you know deep down it’s a change that needs to happen… you want to show Me your true colors now… your true colors of surrender… submission… mindless obedience… those are your true colors, slave…"