Friday, May 07, 2010

Press the Eject and Give Me the Tape

Erika Iris Simmons takes to a music medium of the past, the cassette tape, to create some incredible and engaging portraits. Select images by self-described "imaginative painter" and sculptor's 2009 series entitled "Ghost in the Machine" is featured below. AMAZING!

"Ghost in the Machine: Robert Smith" Cassette tape on canvas, 2009

Cassette tape art illustration for the Sunday Times Magazine published September 6th. On canvas, 2009. Art Direction Alyson Waller

"Ghost in the Machine: The Clash" Cassette tape on canvas, 2009

"Ghost in the Machine: Nick Cave" Cassette tape on canvas, 2009

Simmons' complete portfolio can be found via her Flickr page.

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