flora borsi abstracts her anatomy to form siamese self-portraits
 
flora borsi abstracts her anatomy to form siamese self-portraits flora borsi abstracts her anatomy to form siamese self-portraits
mar 03, 2016

flora borsi abstracts her anatomy to form siamese self-portraits

flora borsi abstracts her anatomy to form siamese self-portraits
all images courtesy of flora borsi

 

 

 

as a visual artist, flora borsi may be best known for abstracting anatomical features to form photographically realistic manipulations of everyday people. both her ‘animeyed’ series — which created curious hybrid beings from two different species — and ‘stockify’ portraits — where borsi chose to ‘detouch’ the faces of picture-perfect models — morph and meddle with the human body with an unmistakably surrealist slant.

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borsi’s latest body of work ‘siamese’ continues her experimentation with the human body

 

 

 

borsi has just released images of her latest body of work, ‘siamese’. these self-portraits imagine borsi as an anatomically askew twin, cloned and connected to her other half in strange and mysterious ways. the two figures intersect at various meeting points — the face, neck, shoulder, and chest — to form bizarre and brain-bending configurations. ‘siamese’ continues the artist’s experimentation and photographic manipulation of the human form, specifically in exploring the notion of female representation, and the relationship between body and self.

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the self-portraits imagine the artist as an anatomically askew twin

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the two figures are cloned and connected to each other in strange and mysterious ways

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borsi’s twins form bizarre and brain-bending human configurations

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the figures intersect at various meeting points, inluding the face, neck, shoulder, and chest

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