Artist iri5’s “Ghost in the Machine” is a series of portraits that connect music with visual art by making use of old cassette tapes as medium. When I first saw Neatorama‘s post about the project I thought it was just a cheap trick. But after taking a closer look at the portraits, the simplicity and accuracy of the portraits changed my mind: I am now officially blown away.
Here’s Hendrix on tape:
Joy Division’s Ian Curtis gets a more elaborate treatment:
And here’s the immortal Bob Dylan: