Average of faces in things

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

You’ve likely seen projects that take the average of people’s faces, but you probably haven’t seen the average of faces in inanimate objects. That’s what Robby Kraft did. No pictures of actual people were used to produce the averaged image above. [via @zachlieberman]

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