WBK Creates Famous Faces Out of Technology in 'Analog to Digital'

By: Gil Haddi - Published: May 20, 2013 • References: & unicorn-meat-is-too-mainstream.tumblr
Creating portraits of famous faces including the likes of Darth Vader, Johnny Depp and Kristen Stewart using pieces of keyboards, the artist who goes by the initials WBK explores how technology shapes popular media in his series Analog to Digital.

With the touch of a few keys in today's world, we have instant access to thousands of photographs and a plethora of information -- way more than we could ever hope to read and absorb. This ability gives us tons of data on our favorite celebrities and other figures in the media, including all of their paparazzi snapshots, video compilations and personal histories.

Using various shades of keys, the Analog to Digital series is stunningly realistic. Stats for Celebrity Keyboard Portraits Trending: Older & Buzzing
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