Telling New Stories with Old Technology: PHTHRDII

Telling New Stories with Old Technology: PHTHRDII
Christine Huang
  • 22 april 2008

A few weeks ago, PSFK attended LVHRD‘s second PHTHRD event, a party-slash-competition showcasing the creations and realtime art-making processes of three photographers: Elizabeth Weinberg, Joseph Holmes, and Jonathan Harris. Each photographer was given a polaroid camera, 150 shots, and two hours to take photos (using the party and its 300 guests as subjects) and piece together a final story. LVHRD held an online vote to determine the winner of the battle, with Jonathan Harris, of “We Feel Fine” and “Whale Hunt” fame, coming out as victor. We witnessed the first hour of Harris’ rapid-speed creative process, the photographer and his assistant jumping between snapping shots of men and women in various stages of undress to hurriedly snipping and arranging them in a perfectly fractured blue and pink mosaic. Harris explained his vision:

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