These surreal photos will make you rethink how often you stare at your phone
March 28, 2016, 4:31 pm

Antoine Geiger`s photography might change how you see your cell phone. 

In his "SURFAKE" series, Geiger digitally altered photos of people to make them appear as though faces are being sucked into their phones, cameras, and tablets.  The effect is meant to "render something quite disturbing," Geiger explains.

It works.

The photos make an amazing commentary on the way technology impacts our lives. Keep reading to see some of our favorites. 

Here`s a look at one of the photos from Geiger`s "SURFAKE" series.

For Geiger, a screen is "an object of `mass subculture,` alienating the relation to our own body, and more generally to the physical world."

The photos definitely make you stop and think about how much time we spend staring at screens.

Check out the Mona Lisa in the background of this shot.

The photos "render something quite disturbing," Geiger explains.

The people in this shot look more interested in their devices than in the artwork.

"I wanted to come back to the idea of these faked identities, over-exposed, sucked by the digital gulf that breaks the relation to ‘real’, to bring back a self- focused image of the individual," Geiger writes.

Selfie, anyone?

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