Markus Hansen Other People's Feelings Are Also My Own — Soul Drawings

A pair of portrait photos; the artist on the left mimics the pose, facial expression, clothing of the woman on the right.

Markus Hansen, Other people’s feelings #3, (2006)

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Other People’s Feelings Are Also My Own — Soul Drawings (2004-06) by Markus Hansen, a Paris-based, German-born artist, pairs the artist with various other subjects: men, women, and children of different ages.

Using photography and video, Hansen strives to resemble and assume — as closely as possible — the posture and emotions of the other sitter. By dressing like and adopting the facial expression of his partner subjects, he uncannily expresses their feelings.