Photofilm. There are currently millions, if not billions, of articles and photographs on the internet, all competing for an audience – often fighting to be the most dramatic or the most tragic photograph in attempt to get people to pause in their ceaseless image-flicking that has been induced by our fast-paced, social-media driven culture. It seems that truly reaching people and their empathy has become even harder with advancing technology. However, I feel that the photo-film – a combination of photography, video and audio – is one of the most effective ways of communicating a story because of its ability to exhibit combined mediums, more closely simulating our every day reality using both visuals and sound.
Co uses a simple gel ink pen to turn the faces of her subjects into temporary works of art that are then washed away in a few seconds. She calls her work a therapeutic process, capturing the physical and mental scars of her subjects.
Drawings and projections on a face as another way to combine photography and illustration