Ghostly Sculptures Made of Packing Tape

This past Friday I took a stroll through the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park during my lunch break, as I often do (my office is across the street from Zuccotti). Everyday I stumble across something new down there. On Friday, however, I was really excited to find these almost-life-size sculptures of people made entirely out of clear packing tape.






I’m not sure what the story is behind these ghostly figures, nor do I know who the artist(s) is who made them, but I was sufficiently intrigued enough to post them here. If anyone knows who created these pieces, please let me know!

5 Responses to “Ghostly Sculptures Made of Packing Tape”

  1. Will Way says:

    Go Occupy! Keep inspiring us to do the same.

  2. bluemarker says:

    This looks like Mark Jenkins’ work (but slightly worse). He was recently in town for a lecture. Maybe it was him.

  3. Sebastian Grogaard says:

    Those were from art student that were studying folks reaction on the highline in the meatpacking district. Later that day saw them in random positions around the city.

  4. Jonathan says:

    They look like a project I did for my 3-d design class a few years back. I’m not in NYC, so they’re not mine. But they’re easy enough if you have some plastic wrap, packing tape and a willing subject. Mine didn’t have heads, so maybe some breathing holes would be a good thing too.

  5. Garrett says:

    yeah, yeah.. we’ve all done this.. nothing new from the occupiers!

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