C A M E R A

 

(2015-ongoing)

 

 

C-type prints, dimensions variable.

 

This schematism of our understanding as regards appearances and their mere form is an art hidden in the depths of the human soul, the true devices of which are hardly ever to be divined from Nature and laid uncovered before our eyes.'

 

Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, quoted in Being and Time, Martin Heidegger. Translated from Sein und Zeit © Max Niemeyer Verlag (1972). Collected in Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger.

 

The lens is removed and the body cap fixed into place, then  the camera set to its highest sensitivity, ISO 25,600. The shutter is released and then closed after several minutes. In the sealed interior of the camera body, the sensor, desirous of light and vision, records a landscape of noise and no signal.

 

'Screened', group exhibition with Alberto Sinigaglia and James William Murray, curated by Benedetta Casagrande for Ardesia Projects as part of Brighton Photo Fringe 2016.