Abelardo Morell and the magic of the camera obscura

Artist Abelardo Morell reimagines scenery by turning entire rooms into camera obscuras — effectively merging interior and exterior spaces — and then photographing the results. He discusses how he developed this peculiar practice over time, and how he has found fulfillment infusing everyday environments with new enchantment.

Is Photography Over?

Working with everything from giant camera obscuras to ghostly, atmospheric photograms, these photographers stretch their art practice both technologically and conceptually, begging the question: is there value to speaking about photography as a specific practice or discipline?



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