Cosmic Surgery

Since leaving University in 2010, Alma Haser has been working on self-portraits, being her own willing and available model. More recently she has started taking portraits of other people and is interested in making work that has a disquieting or disconcerting resonance.
The series Cosmic Surgery thas three distinct stages. Firstly Alma photographs her sitter, then prints multiple images of the subjects face and folds them into a complicated origami modular construction, which then gets placed back onto the original face of the portrait. Finally the whole thing is re-photographed. Fascinating in a kind of scary way! Via The Jealous Curator.

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