Forensic scientist builds portraits from fingerprints

John Dillinger

We usually think of fingerprints as clues to uncovering an identity — one that a perpetrator would rather remain hidden. New York artist and forensic scientist Jennifer Hannaford is playing on this theme with an interesting twist: She’s created mug shots of famous individuals, such as Frank Sinatra and John Dillinger, using her own inked fingerprints as the medium. Continue Reading