human-intoface, an online photographic exploration by troy bennett  
a beautiful face

Images of faces hold little ability to communicate the totality of a personality. The "essence" of a personality is not something that is stored in a static two-dimensional array of dots, grains, or pixels. Rather, what is stored are subtle cues which signify base personality traits, such as a curl of a lip, squint of an eye, or pursing of the lips. These can work in series or combinations to suggest complexity of description, but ultimately, amount only to a caricature.

My attempt is to capture and manipulate images of faces such that one can see through or past the illusion of totality and down to the granular level of a base emotional language.

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