One of best instagram accounts to follow: Joel Strong's Satirical Stop-Motion Videos

5/10/2016 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

Photographer Joel Strong discusses his satirical stop-motion technique used in "Heads of State," which imagines the presidential front-runners as everyday New Yorkers.

Stop-Motion Videos

In photography, Joel uses little cutouts of celebrity heads to insert celebrities into ordinary situations. it's a sort of mashup of humans of new york meets US weekly. joel's work has appeared in publications worldwide, been shown in galleries in the US and europe, and earned him a substantial social media following. joel was one of the few artists included in rolling stone’s recent article of the 100 best instagram accounts to follow. on that list, strong ranked just behind madonna but a few spots ahead of puff daddy, which he’s probably a little too proud of. - said Joel on his website-

About Joel Strong:

Joel Strong
Joel Strong is a satirical photographer and a stop motion enthusiast currently living in new york. in video, Joel uses forced perspective and stop motion to playfully integrate physical props with the real environment to create magical effects such as quickly changing someone's clothes or to remove a chair or object out of frame. Follow him on Instagram 

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