Tag: Photogram

Quentin Lacombe’s Alternate Cosmology

Reading Time: 4 minutes Quentin Lacombe uses photograms, 3D renderings and digital collage to construct an alternate universe in his series Event Horizon, now on show in an immersive installation at 180 the Strand

16 October 2019
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Behind the image: Moholy-Nagy’s archive

Reading Time: 5 minutes Published on the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, Moholy Album offers a new perspective on the work of one of the movement’s central members, László Moholy-Nagy

20 August 2019

Behind the Glass by Alexandra Catiere

Reading Time: 4 minutes While most photographers value their time behind the camera, Alexandra Catiere’s love for the craft lives in the darkroom. “For me, the beauty of a picture doesn’t lie in the beauty of the subject matter,” she says. “I’m more interested in pushing the boundaries of printmaking, and how far you can go from reality.”

Catiere always knew she wanted to become an artist, and in photography found a craft that was both independent and experimental. “Taking pictures is fascinating, but for me, it’s not enough,” she says. When she was 21, she built a darkroom in the bathroom of her house in Minsk, Belarus, where she spent most of her time developing photographs of still lifes, seeing how far she could push a gelatin surface.

19 October 2018