DNA Used As Sole Inspiration For Portraits Of People [Pics]

DNA Used As Sole Inspiration For Portraits Of People [Pics]

Stranger Vision is a project that starts from a strand of hair and eventually creates a full image of people.

Yi Chen
  • 28 january 2013


A strand of hair, or a flake of skin, contains enough DNA to get a full genetic profile. Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has a strange but interesting project titled ‘Stranger Visions’ that centers around collecting DNA from public places and using the information to create portraits of random strangers.

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