Playful Magic Tricks by Kostis Fokas

man with tshirt over head, sitting on couch

Note: Contains nudity and sexual references.

If you are familiar with “Sleeveface,” people holding up album covers in front of their faces to create portrait illusions, then you’ll enjoy the photographic work of Kostis Fokas—instead of using LP covers he uses printed t-shirts and beach towels. From humans levitating or turning into tigers, it is almost like we are watching a fascinating magic show. These playful and quirky snapshots focus on youth culture, eroticism, and the artist’s inner self.

ugly finger tshirt floating in air, magic trick



wearing sweatshirt on legs blad head and cactuses rooster t-shirt over head shiny nude body in beach sand head under shorts tiger towl over head, at beacj
Images © Kostis Fokas.
Adriana de Barros

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Adriana has created successful projects for over 15 years in the fields of art, design, illustration, fashion and web. She is the Webby-winning designer and editor in chief of Illusion magazine (by Scene360). When not online, she is enjoying the quiet life walking her shih tzu at seaside. Follow the author @ Twitter , Instagram, Facebook and view more articles.

November 22, 2015 Art Illusion Photography