A Photography Photography Photographer
In which an artist makes use of the boundless disruptions to the medium formerly known as photography.
I made the above photographs at the opening reception for The New Suburb: Landmarks featuring work by Robert Burley on view at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto through December 28, 2014.
Are you one of those people taking some pleasure in watching photography? I do not mean just looking at photographs. I mean observing the expanding role of the entire photographic machine. Seeing the increasing spread of photography’s application in culture, science, industry, and commerce – every cranny of society. The medium’s mission creep begins in the evolution of photography’s instrument, the camera, and also in the artificial intelligence that enfolds it. Again and again photography’s new powers enlarge its domain. Take cartography for example. Photography has been a mapmaker’s tool for over a...
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