Stranger Visions

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Be careful when spitting out your gum or throwing away your cigarette butt, you might just end up hanging on Heather Dewey-Hagburg’s wall. The information artist and PhD student creates portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material collected in public places, working with the traces strangers unwittingly leave behind. A fascinating yet scary project that shows that we don not only consits of data on some papers or on the web but leave traces everywhere we go without even noticing. The heads below are actually shaped by their samples that you’ll find in the picture above.

All images © Heather Dewey-Hagburg | Via: PetaPixel

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