05/29/2013 10:58 am ET

Saya Woolfalk on the ImageBlog

Saya Woolfalk, The Empathics: Chimera, Video Still, 2013, Video, 2 min. 52 sec.

Empathics are fictional race of women who physically metamorphose as they merge cultural identities and cross species. The final stage of their transformation culminates in their joining together to create one of several physical configurations, or “star formations.”