Projects tagged with ''nature''

Wald Project Exhibitions

WALD PROJECT Exhibitions “Art Connections 5”, George Segal Gallery, Montclair NJ, January 2009 “Wald”, Gallery 51, 51 Church Street, Montclair NJ, June 2009 “Diversity”,  Adirondack Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake NY, August 2010 “Of Three Minds”, Virginia Block Gallery, Montclair NJ, September 2010    

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Anthropocene

Anthropocene

2019 - Ongoing

Collodion Wet-plate collodion photogram on stone, stand made of welded steel and rock - 3.5"x5" up to 8"x8" not including stand

The “Anthropocene” fossils are imaginary records of flora and fauna that might be found in a future geologic era. They are evidence of what was and hints of how it might have been extinguished. Just as the real fossils found by humans fill in the story of what lived and how it died in earlier geologic era, these created fossils are evidence what what might be becoming extinct as a result of human activity.

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Propagation and Maple Seed Collodion

2003

Ilfochrome Photograms (Propagation) and Wet-Plate Collodion photograms on glass (Maple Seeds) Color images are 10"x8", Black and White are 5.5"x4.25"

Maple Seed and Propagation are photograms of maple seeds. The black and white photograms are made on collodion wet-plate glass negatives. The Propagation series images are made on Ilfochrome paper.

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Waterflowers

1982-1983

Cibachrome photogram prints 11"x14" and larger, sometimes assembled into collages of multiple prints (Waterflower Mosaic series).

Waterflowers is a series of unique photograms on Cibachrome, often presented as diptychs or quadtypchs. The flower petals and leaves are arranged on top of a piece of Cibachrome paper and exposed directly to a powerful light for a very brief exposure.

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Clematis

2003-2005

The unique (edition of 1) collodion wet-plate glass negatives are 4.25"x5.5" and can be contact printed as salted paper prints or silver gelatin prints. All images have been scanned and are available as limited edition digital pigment print enlargements up to 40"x50".

Clematis is a climbing vine with gorgeous flowers. These photograms are of the flower after the bloom has wilted, lost its petals, and gone to seed. The clematis flowers are placed in the enlarger and projected onto a collodion wet-plate glass plate.

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Fern

1981-2019

Cibachrome/Ilfochrome prints 10"x8" up to 20"x20" (edition 1 of 1),Wet Plate Collodion glass plates 4"x4" up to 4.25"x5.5" (edition 1 of 1) Limited edition salt prints, silver gelatin prints, All are available as limited edition large format archival inkjet prints up to about 60"x40"

Photograms of ferns were among the earliest images made at the beginning of photography. These photograms are made either onto collodion wet-plate glass plates or Cibachrome/Ilfochrome color photographic paper. Mine date from the early 2000's, not the 1830's!

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Wald

WALD 118

2006-2010

Pinhole camera 10"x8" Ilfochrome unique direct prints and 10"x8" unique direct Silver-Gelatin prints, 25"x20" digital collage of multiple prints

The inspiration for the Wald Project was to capture the view when awakening from a nap under a tree. Or maybe what one might dream when napping under the tree. These pinhole pictures of the trees Wald explore how the forest stimulates the human imagination evoking emotions from fantasy to fear.

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Elk Mountain Range

1980-2008

Originally photographed in the 1970's and 80's, three portfolios of 24 prints were printed in 2008 at 20"x16" and are titled, signed numbered and dated on the verso.

The Elk Mountain Range portfolio is a series of B&W aerial photographs of the backcountry surrounding Aspen, Colorado. It grew out of a project to create an atlas of photographs to assist the volunteers of Mountain Rescue Aspen in planning rescues of people who experience the dark side of the mountains and also to help helicopter pilots who were unfamiliar with the area to understand the challenges of flying at high elevation in rugged terrain.

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Blog posts tagged with ''nature''

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the natural world

Art Connections 5

Two prints from the “Wald” series have been selected by curator Patricia G. Selden for the Art Connections 5 exhibit at the George Segal Gallery at Montclair State University. The show will be from January 15 through February 15, 2009. The opening reception is Sunday January 19th from 2-5 p.m.  

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