Editorial and portrait photographer Emily Dryden has collaborated with sculptor and actor Zahyde Pietri to create an interesting food art entitled Fresh Faces. Fabricated as a series of sculptural portraits, the vibrant characters are achieved by assembling fruits, vegetables and botanical plants.
Designed as a reminiscent of Giuseppe Arcimboldo – an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portraits using objects like fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish and books – the project aims to skillfully bring 16th century art to today’s contemporary world.
Created for 2015 International Photography Award, the Fresh Faces was inspired by the beauty of nature. Highlighting unique characteristics of the faces, all portraits emphasize on diversity of color and shape of natural products. It also combines sculpture and photography into one, thus highlighting and preserving charm while they are still in their prime.
Designed to feature unique persona and loveable facial expressions, each portrait is named interestingly and showcases different expressions. Scroll down to see the work of art created by the two talented women, which has won second place at International Photography Awards in advertising & food category.