This artist stitches portraits onto his hand with a needle and thread.

David Cata is artist from Galicia — an autonomous community in Spain. Cata uses many different mediums, but his hand sewing performance pieces definitely get the most attention.

When asked about his work, Cata said:

All of my person work is baring of my most intimate self. And all of it has a reason and symbolism beyond the morbid fascination that the technique may cause.

As unsettling as his work may be, his portraits are amazing.

Check out the video below … but only if you’re not squeamish about needles.

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