Photographer Alexander Khokhlov is known worldwide for his eye – tricking portraits based on the mix of face – art and different textures. Alexander started photography in 2008 as a commercial studio photographer. His experiments with beauty portraits and art resulted in the acclaimed series Weird Beauty and 2D or not 2D.
The wildly popular black and white weird Beauty series and coloured 2D or not 2D were created in 2012 and 2013. A mixture of face art, photography and complicated post – production allowed the creation of two – dimensional posters.
The work silhouette from weird beauty series was chosen as main promo image of 11th Dubai film festival and featured in the book illusion confusion : The wonderful world of optical deception by famous publishing house Thames and Hudson (London). In 2016 2D not 2D series and Alexander’s interview were featured in ” Connect the World” show by CNN channel.
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