These Gruesome Depictions Of Stretched Skin Will Change How You Understand Your Body (NSFW)

September 29, 2014 1:00 PM

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These Gruesome Depictions Of Stretched Skin Will Change How You Understand Your Body (NSFW)

Although you've been intimate with it since, erm, forever, how well do you really know your skin? Can you recognize its wrinkles and creases? Could you place its moles, scars and stretches? In his "Torso Series," South Korea-born, Pennsylvania-based artist June Yong Lee explores how well we really know the skin we're in, transforming familiar bodily forms into alien slabs of flattened flesh.

Lee begins by photographing a stranger's torso from all angles; he finds most of his subjects on Craigslist. He then uses Photoshop to stitch and meld digital images, working from the body's center and moving outward, until all contours and curves melt into a single, black-and-white plane of uninter...

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