Just twenty four hours ago, I would have been hard-pressed to imagine the love child of the Michelin-Man and a Chia Pet. Now, thanks to Lucyandbart, I don’t have to. If it’s not already obvious, the pieces above are actually two photos of the same piece, titled Germination.
Call the collaborative work of Lucy McRae and Bart Hess strange or grotesque, but it is undeniably fascinating. With works more sculpture than fashion, the duo have been transforming the human body with surprisingly low-tech media like bath bubbles, balloons, and construction paper.