Liz Deschenes on her camera-less photography

Artist Liz Deschenes explains her laborious technique for creating large-scale photograms at night. Each resulting work visually captures its "index" — the ambient light, weather, and other atmospheric conditions that played a role in the chemical process of its creation.

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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