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“Invisible clothing”

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Dail Mail on Desiree Palmen’s “invisible clothing” –

In the natural world, the chameleon blends in perfectly with its background. In the urban jungle, Desiree Palmen decided to attempt the same visual deception. And as these pictures show, the effect is amazing. Miss Palmen, a 44-year-old Dutch artist, uses a method that requires a huge amount of effort and attention to detail. She makes cotton suits and paints the camouflage on by hand, painstakingly matching it to the chosen background. Either she or a model then poses in the suit in the chosen place. The scenes are photographed and filmed and then put on display. “People always react strongly when they see my work,” she said. “They have mixed reactions: confusion, surprise and interest.” She added: “Mostly people like the idea of wearing garments that make them invisible.”

Spot the ‘invisible’ men and women in artist’s amazing photographs | the Daily Mail – [via] Link.


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