portraits of the double-faced girl by sebastian bieniek
portraits of the double-faced girl by sebastian bieniek portraits of the double-faced girl by sebastian bieniek
sep 23, 2013

portraits of the double-faced girl by sebastian bieniek

portraits of the double-faced girl by sebastian bieniek
(above) doublefaced no. 22, 20.09.13
all images © sebastian bieniek




berlin-based artist sebastian bieniek unfolds the story of a two-faced female in his series of photographs ‘doublefaced’. using an eye pencil and lipstick, bieniek simply draws an image of a face onto the side of skin. the sketch includes only one eye: carefully placed hair hides the rest of the face from view, revealing one, moving eye of the model. blue, brown, awake, and sleeping variations create portraits with unique expressions and an illustrative sensibility. the 22 photographs of the hybrid girl expose her daily routine — drinking coffee, traveling on the train, taking a shower, and smoking cigarettes — capturing the daily life of a female with two faces.

doublefaced no. 21

(left) doublefaced no. 4
(right)  doublefaced no. 9

doublefaced no. 5

doublefaced no. 11

doublefaced no. 2

(left) doublefaced no. 6
(right) doublefaced no. 3

(left) doublefaced no. 17
sebastian bieniek, 08.09.13
(right) doublefaced no. 19
sebastian bieniek, 17.09.13.



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