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Vintage porn collides with twisted flora in Dromsjel’s psychedelic world

Far from being mere titillation, the vintage porn used as collage material in the work of Pierre Schmidt is transformed into highly imaginative, surreal, and psychedelic artworks.

The Berlin-based artist, who also goes by the name Dromsjel, takes grainy and often dreamy ‘found’ erotic photographs, often of nude women, and manipulates them digitally to the point that their bodies become distorted canvases.

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Mind-bending, explosive and trippy beyond belief, Dromsjel crafts a psychedelic collision of vintage porn and the natural world in his work.

Equally beautiful and grotesque, the bodies and faces in Dromsjel’s work melt, implode, sprout colors and flowers, or serve as portals into space.

Other times, he removes all features from the subject’s face, or makes two faces or bodies merge, combining the body horror explorations of David Cronenberg with the surreal colours and painterly gestures of Salvador Dali.

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Find more of Dromsjel’s work on his Instagram.

Via The Creators Project.

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April 19, 2017

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