Illustrated People: French Artist Projects Old Negatives On A Human Skin

French artist Thomas Mailaender presented a series of «Illustrated People», which mixed performance art with photography. In this series, Mailaender used original negatives of old photographs to his model’s skin while he projected a UV tanning lamp over the negatives. He then shot the images projected as burns on his models, using human skin as photosensitive paper.

Images from the book “Illustrated People” can be seen here.


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