3D face masks crated from DNA found in public spaces by Heather Dewey-Hagborg
Let’s just clear this up in an effort to get ahead of the inevitable “I F-ing love science” posts and Tumblr reblogs.
You cannot derive someone’s face purely from their DNA. Its a neat art experiement mixed with an amount of genetic forensics mixed in. While that certainly shouldn’t detract from the artistic message of the work, let’s not get too wrapped up in the idea that an enterprising villain could start running off copies of us from our discarded gum and nail clippings.