Miguel Vallinas

is a Madrid based photographer who began his ‘Roots’ series with the intention of ‘investigating the roots in us all’. This whimsical photo series sees various plants dressed in contemporary outfits, posing as typical human models would. The clothes appear to match their personalities, acting as a true second skin.

Unsurprisingly, Miguel didn’t actually wrestle a roll-neck onto a swan or sweet-talk a hippopotamus into donning a Barbour. The taxidermied specimens are photographed in various museums and private collections, while each outfit is modelled by volunteers in Miguel’s studio. The two images are then spiced together by the artist..

More about Miguel Vallinas and his works here.

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Hello, I'm a Swabian digital native. I love space travel, smooth beats, simplicity and Star Wars. I've studied visual communication at Offenbach Academy of Art and Design and arts management at Freie Universität Berlin. Say hi on instagram @veryliesl :)

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