ghost in the machine series by iri5
ghost in the machine series by iri5 ghost in the machine series by iri5
jan 03, 2011

ghost in the machine series by iri5

jimi hendrix




some of our readers may already be familiar with the work of iri5 (erika iris simmons) that we published a while ago. but for those of you who aren’t – we thought we’d share some more or her ‘ghost in the machine series’, which includes portraits of kurt cobain, michael jackson, jimi hendrix and other musicians made from unravelled cassette tape.




michael jackson




john lennon




‘in this series I showcase a number of portraits of musicians made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette. also included are portraits made from old film and reels. the idea comes from a phrase (ironically) coined by philosopher gilbert ryle, a description of how your spirit lives in your body. I imagine we are all, like cassettes, thoughts wrapped up in awkward packaging.’ erika iris simmons




bob marely




bob dylan




kurt cobain

  • very cool!!! (^_^)

    73553 says:
  • \m/_ this is awesome

    mitul says:
  • Thanks! Looks great; those are my favorite pieces 😉
    Best wishes
    ERika iri5

    Erika iri5 says:
  • this is really cool….Bruno Mars did this as well

    Mystic-girl says:
  • I saw the same here:
    [url=] Estudio InDesign [/url]

    Marfil says:
  • Nice work. Vik Muniz has been making some amazing work in this area for a while.

    Tom says:

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