Ashkan Honarvar Faces 5 (2)

Ashkan Honarvar Faces 5 (1)

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The fact that the wounds on these men’s faces are made of candy and ice cream makes them oddly unsettling. Utrecth-based artist, Ashkan Honarvar’s Faces series seems to beautify what is inherently absent from fatal or horribly disfiguring wounds inflicted by soldiers during war.

Ashkan says his work, “constitutes a search for a universal representation of the evil latent in every human, providing an opportunity for reflection. His aesthetic dissection has an intriguing macabre nature, which opens the images to interpretation.

Ashkan has quite an extensive portfolio that you can peruse at ashkanhonarvar.com (some pieces NSFW unless you’re lucky enough to be in an office where no one can see your computer screen…).