WMMNA: Death Of A Camera — Captured On Its Own Film [Pics]
'Culture As A Space Of Freedom And Anarchy,' featured photos made by cameras recording their own destruction by gun.
I arrived in Warsaw yesterday to participate to a panel mysteriously titled Culture as a space of freedom and anarchy. After which i braved the cold and visited a couple of art spaces. If ever you’re in town in the coming weeks, don’t miss Where Is the Green Rabbit? which explores the relations between art and science in a remarkably sensitive and humourous way.
Above photo by Regine Debatty
Steven Pippin, Mamiya 330 twin lens reflex shot with.25 calibre (self portrait), 2010
One of the most stunning work is Steven Pippin‘s Point Blank, a series of photos made by cameras recording the precise moment of their own destruction by a gun. I couldn’t find many pictures online of the final shots. There are two below but i can’t say that they represent the series adequately since the images of the ‘death’ of a camera looked surprisingly different from one another.