Ghost in the Machine: Amazing Cassette Tape Art by iri5

Who would have thought that the archaic cassette tape could be utilized to create visually stunning portraits of pop culture icons? In iri5‘s “Ghost in the Machine” art exhibit he does just that. From Bob Dylan to Jimi Hendrix to Marilyn Monroe, iri5 brings them all back to life. Take a look at the pics after the jump:

iri5 Cassette Tape Graffiti

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iri5 The Doors Jim Morrison Cassette Tape Art
iri5 Cassette Tape Art
iri5 Bob Dylan Cassette Tape Art

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