(de)hydrate – a project by Kiwi food photographer Harry Hargreaves, who boiled the water out of various soft drinks and poured the residual sugary gloop into lollipop moulds based on the size of the containers the drinks came in. Sez he:
I have heard health professionals recently refer to soda as ‘the cigarettes of our generation’. I wanted to get my head around this and show what is in a soda drink once the water has been boiled away. Essentially dehydrate the ‘hydrator.’ I decided to take the remaining substance and pour into a lollipop mold as thats what I feel you are essentially getting- a lollipop dressed up as soda….
Previously: Food Maps
A street food vendor in Xian, China creates balloon animals from what looks like sugar taffy.
Possibly more decoration than confection, what with being covered in the guy’s fingerprints and filled with his breath.