is a chromatic inventory; a project that applies the alphanumerical classification of the Pantone® coloring system to human skin tones.
The project development is based on a series of portraits whose background is dyed with the exact Pantone® tone extracted from a sample of 11×11 pixels of the portrayed’s face. The project’s objective is to record and catalogue all possible human skin tones.
is the Spanish photographer behind this rad, if somewhat ambitious project. But despite the sheer scope that Humanae
intends to achieve, the portraits in and of themselves catalogue a great snapshot of ordinary human beings.