General, Research

Recording length of time

“By leaving his shutter open for the full length of a movie to create a single still image with a luminescent white screen, Mr. Sugimoto offers a meditation on impermanence and the fleeting nature of civilization.”

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H. Sugimoto

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/05/09/hiroshi-sugimoto-illuminating-opera-houses-and-abandoned-movie-palaces/

The German photography artist Michael Wesely has created even longer exposures. He set up eight cameras in four different corners and photographed the destruction and re-building of the MoMa until 2004 – leaving the shutter open for up to 34 months!

http://itchyi.squarespace.com/thelatest/2010/7/20/the-longest-photographic-exposures-in-history.html

 

 

 

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