deal image The UI/UX Designer Bundle: 6 eCourses & 34+ Hours Of UX Training To Help You Delight Your Users!
Get it now! »
deal image The Name Your Own Price Game Design Bundle
Get it now! »
deal image Pixel Perfect Icons For Your Best Designs
Get it now! »

Feathered piranha by Julien Salaud

170 Feathered piranha by Julien Salaud

French artist Julien Salaud is well known for his confronting taxidermic assemblages – using a ‘mixing and matching’ approach by combining various parts of animals. ‘vieux piraï emplumé’ could be considered the acme of this unusual craft, where salaud embeds budgerigar feathers into a specially preserved piranha – carefully arranging the plumage to reflect the original patterning along the fish. Merging the features of flighted and subaqueous creatures, Salaud has created the quintessential frankenfish – corroborating humankind’s ability to manipulate nature and remain at the top of the food chain.

See the creating process