Photographer Persuades Strangers to Strike a Pose Wearing a Tiger Suit

In a strange but amusing project called Tiger Suit, photographer Adam Rabinowitz asks random people on the street if they'll pose for a picture while wearing a tiger costume. If you think that this unusual request might dissuade your average pedestrian, think again. Rabinowitz has captured many, many people donning the bright orange pajama-like suit. The results are hilarious as dressing up seems to let their true personalities shine.

The tiger suit has been pictured on sidewalks, in the wilderness, and even in a bathroom stall. Both children and adults partake in Rabinowitz's fun project, and he seems to carry around multiple sizes of the suit so that it'll fit the different people he encounters. This also means that more than one person can join in on the fun – some photos feature two or three fierce cats.

The photographer chronicles the people he meets through Tumblr. Although he doesn't say where he snaps the pictures, many of them appear to have been taken in Europe and Israel. So, if you see someone striking a pose in a tiger outfit, you might just be witnessing Rabinowitz's handiwork.

Adam Rabinowitz website and Youtube channel
via [Laughing Squid]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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