A man has spent years transforming himself into a “black alien”.
Anthony Loffredo has covered himself in tattoos and piercings, as well as getting grisly body modifications done.
This week, the 32-year-old Frenchman had his nose surgically removed.
As the op is illegal in his native country, he visited Barcelona-based modifier Oscar Marquez for help.
The extreme surgeon carried out the procedure known as a “rhinotomy”, which has left Anthony with a gaping hole in his face.
The self-proclaimed alien is chuffed with the results, writing on Instagram: “Thank you to you @oscarmarquezbodymod you will have marked my life ... now I can walk with my head high thanks to you I am proud of what we did together.”
While the procedure is enough to turn most people’s stomachs, Anthony seems totally unfazed by it.
This is likely to be because he’s already undergone scores of painful-looking body modifications in the past.
In other jaw-dropping op, he had both of his ears surgically removed.
He also risked tongue-splitting, which involves cutting the muscular organ in two with a scalpel.
As well as this, he braved getting his eyeballs tattooed even though the inkings can leave you blind.
To achieve an extra-terrestrial appearance, Anthony’s also had dermal implants done.
This involves placing implants under the skin to give it a bumpier texture.
He’s done this with reptilian-style bumps on his forehead and chiselled lines across his cheekbones.
The body modification fan seems to be pleased with his appearance nowadays.
Even though he used to be a handsome and fresh-faced young man, he hasn’t got regrets about mutating himself.
Back in 2017, Anthony spoke to French newspaper Midi Libre about his transformation.
In quotes translated by Sinister Isles, he said: “From a very young age, I have been passionate about mutations and transformations of the human body.
“I had a click when I was a security guard. I realised that I was not living my life the way I wanted. I stopped everything at 24 and left for Australia.”
The tattoo enthusiast said his body is “under construction” – and admitted he’s “constantly” making plans to get more work done.
Anthony added: "It has become normal, even unconscious, to constantly think about my plans for the next few months."
By experimenting with his looks, Anthony is able to test out what it’s like to play different characters.
He said: “I love getting into the shoes of a scary character.
“I often settle down somewhere and play a role, especially at night in the dark streets, he has fun.
“I explore the contrast between the role I play and myself.”
We can’t wait to see what Anthony’s next procedure will be!
To keep up with his ever-changing appearance, you can follow him on Instagram @the_black_alien_project.