" Dismorfobina "is a series of photographs made by the Spanish artist Natalia Pereira based in Barcelona. A series of portraits whose face was disfigured by a rubber band wrapped tightly around the subject's head reflects " the distortion of our identity when we are desperately trying to fit into a perfect mold that is not ours. An endless quest and need to be what we are not. "
DISMORFOBINA. Barcelona-based photographer Natalia Pereira created this uncomfortable series, Dismorfobina. The photographs brings attention to body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a mental illness involving body image issues that results in depression and social phobia. The artist says of the series that it is a “message that encourages us to search for our imperfection.” Natalia Pereira8