Severed Thumb Drives, A Unique Alternative To The Facebook Like
A conceptual photographer turns a scary handmade prop into a self-promotional tool
Freelancing in the creative professions these days can be a bit of a blood sport. So why not give people a little piece of yourself when you hand out your portfolio? These days, we live in a low-investment world, with the minimum mental investment into many professions lower and patrons also less likely to provide support. What one conceptual photographer did for his portfolio thumb drive, however, both attests to the time he puts into his work and gives potential employers a jolt.
Justin Poulsen specializes in building physical props for his conceptual work , and his Severed Thumb Drives, made from silicone with FW ink and alcohol solution for pigmentation, are an extension of this.