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A fascinating photo project in which the photographer (Angélica Dass, I think) takes portraits of people, samples the colour of their skin and then adds that Pantone colour as a backdrop. Each portrait is taken in the same way: a straight on head and shoulders shot, with no clothing in the frame, and each is labelled only with the Pantone colour.

I love the fact that the sitters seem to be ordinary people rather than professional models, and the fact that the coloured backdrops make it clear once and for all that no-one is “white” or “black”.

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Posted at 6:21pm and tagged with: photography, humanity, art,.

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