Posts tagged "Strindberg"
RICHTER IN THE SKY / RICHTER EN EL CIELO

RICHTER IN THE SKY / RICHTER EN EL CIELO

    With teaching taking up most of my time lately I haven’t had much opportunity for reading, so this morning as the sun was shining I decided not to go to the studio and find a place to sit with my book instead. My skin hasn’t felt the sun for weeks and within minutes...
CELESTOGRAPHY / CELESTOGRAFÍA

CELESTOGRAPHY / CELESTOGRAFÍA

In the 1890′s August Strindberg created his Celestographies; experimental photographic attempts at registering the constellation. Strindberg had an immense faith in photography as a means of revealing things previously unknown, but distrusted lenses and cameras because of their capacity to distort reality, and hence decided to place photographic paper directly on the floor facing upwards....