So, I've gotten interested in electronics over the past couple of years, this has come about in part from my being surrounded by broken electronic gear whilst working as an art school audio-visual technician. Also in part from my experience in photography, and also in as much as I have developed a fascination with weird … Continue reading Making art(‘ish) stuff with electronics.
How close you are to the glass makes a difference, its not just angle, your distance from the glass is what balances the exposures. Its multiple exposure photography, just you have to work it all out on the spot by moving your body 🙂
I've begun working as a technician for an art school here in New Zealand - I'm a photo technician, though ironically what I do in that role is basically all digital, video, database, and even computer programming. Pretty funny given that my specialty dates back to about the time that people were astonished by electricity. … Continue reading still alive, still making stuff.
I finally got the process as far as this, it's about as far as I'm going to take it for now. This is a contact print from a lith negative. I coated both sides of a glass plate (gives a nice three dimensional effect) in a solution of violin rosin in ethyl alcohol (0.5g in … Continue reading Physautotype – redux
Well, the crit seemed to go ok, the feedback that I got was all along the lines of the stuff that I'd been thinking about when I was preparing and selecting. Having given it a days thought, I shortened that in the critique to a verbal "I'm interested in how photography can make icons of … Continue reading Finished work, and an unfinished camera.
Photography and the icon. April 2011. Introduction. A photograph is a strange bird in that it documents a situation - yet this situation which is documented or re-presented ceases to exist, or perhaps simply diverges in existence from the time the photograph is created. As the photograph is made, an archive is created, yet as … Continue reading Photography and the icon (masters proposal Re.~1).
I guess this is where I do the ghost of Christmas future, having done present and past. Though to be honest I watched the Dr Who version of that story recently and am currently thinking of the flying shark, so, be warned, I may not be channelling Dickens in an academically appropriate manner. In my … Continue reading Anticipated artsy thingees.