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Film & Cassette Tape Portraits by Iri5 Are for Sale, and Yes, They’Re Expensive.

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Written by Lambert Varias | June 25, 2009

Reader Alex commented on our call for surveyees (take the survey! there’s a prize!) that the stuff we usually feature are cool (of course they are :D) but mostly expensive. Alex, if you’re reading this, I’m sorry but this is another one of those cool-but-expensive stuffs. But they’re not just any stuff, they’re works of art. Remember iri5 and her Ghost in the Machine film & cassette tape portraits? She’s selling her new creations! Yaaay! They’re quite expensive! Yaaay…


The new pieces are still topnotch, like the 12″ x 24″ Audrey Hepburn portrait made of film prints shown above. You can have it for $2,000 (USD). Here’s a 16″ x 16″ portrait of Marilyn Monroe, which is not a part of her Ghost in the Machine series because it’s made from photos of the late artist, as opposed to films or cassette tapes.

Marilyn in Pictures

This awesome portrait sells for $500, currently the cheapest item on iri5’s store. Right now the most expensive item on the store is this 12″ x 24″ Betty Page portrait, again made from film strips.


Silhouette so shiny. Mmmmm. The price? $3,000. Sorry Alex. Check out the rest of iri5’s work in the store and on her Flickr page.

[via Wired]