11 Genius Portraits Of Music Icons Made Out Of Cassette Tape

Feast your eyes on these cassette-based creations from artist Erika Iris Simmons, who creates portraits of pop icons out of old VHS and cassette tape, as well as, in the case of the Ian Curtis example below, sheets from magazines and old books. They’ve been kicking around online for a while now, but still impress. Bonus fact: Simmons had a hand in producing the video for Bruno Mars’ ‘Just The Way You Are’ – but don’t hold that against her. Visit iri5 for more.

John Lennon

Michael Jackson

Robert Smith

Jimi Hendrix

Bob Dylan

Paul Simonon

Carlos Santana

Bob Marley

The Beatles

Debbie Harry

Ian Curtis