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Kanta|Väestö (Original Population)

Kanta|Väestö (Original Population)


Kanta|Väestö (Original Population)
236 inkjet prints, frame
100 x 127.3 cm each

This diptych sculpture (total 236 individually cut out passport-photographs) respond to the idea behind the positivist use of photography in 19th century criminological and eugenic studies. The work is not intended to mimic the composite pictures (famously produced by Francis Galton), which were meant to create one portrait out of various superimposed images. Our sculptures, on the other hand, are formed out of endless small fragments and so borrow the appearance of Galton´s endeavor, while emphasizing the impossibility of it.
  • Category : PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Year : 2014
  • Total Edition No : 1
  • Size : 100(W) x 127.3(H) cm
  • Posting : 2015. 06. 03

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wow its amazing and dreamy
this conceptual art gives me a lot of inspirations
2018. 02. 06

Jun Kim

So amazing!!
2017. 01. 14

Molly Vance

Distorted self-image.
2016. 12. 15

Makayla Anne

The full contents and beautiful feeling are both great aspects of this piece. But the unnatural style really differentiates this artwork from others.
2016. 09. 16

Graphix Warrior

Amazing concept & execution!
2016. 09. 14

Bonnie yam

The dynamic style highlight the lyrical atmosphere of this art.
2016. 09. 13

Nana & Felix

The girl is there to show the actual size of work.
2015. 06. 11

Tylor Johnson

Is a girl a part of work? It seems by taking a photo with a young viewer it becomes another piece.
2015. 06. 04