Photographer Daisuke Takakura creates mesmerizing clone world

Story highlights

  • Photographer Daisuke Takakura creates digitally manipulated images of our different "selves"
  • The images feature many clones of the same person, sometimes talking or interacting
  • He says it's an exploration of all the different people we could be

(CNN)Stuck at work right now?

Well, there's a different you who called in sick today,and is lounging around at home with their feet up, maybe watching some TV. Imagine that "self" gave you a call: "Hi buddy! How's your day going?"
    Japanese photographer Daisuke Takakura playfully creates these scenes. Using a combination of traditional photography, theatrical staging, and post-production editing, he creates a world where a different version of your person could pay you a visit.
    There are infinite possibilities for what we could be doing at this moment, but Takakura imagines a handful really come into being, and could hang out together. Is this a world you'd want to live in?
    Scroll through the gallery to understand why Takakura thinks we should embrace this new world.