LEDs and Polycarbonate Tubes Free Photography from the Picture Frame
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LEDs and Polycarbonate Tubes Free Photography from the Picture Frame

Close-up of Chromogenic. All images courtesy of the artist Massachusetts-based artist Clint Baclawski challenges the conventional standards of photography and plays with viewers’ sense of perception. His Light Bulb series plays tricks on the viewer’s eyes, simultaneously revealing or hiding the image from plain view depending on the angle at which one physically approaches each piece. Made of Plexiglass, the works are composed of archival pigment backlight prints mounted in polycarbonate tubes which are then slid over LED or fluorescent light tubes. “The impetus for this new work was born very serendipitously while I was working on an earlier piece,” Baclawski tells The Creators Project. “I was finessing a lot of complex wiring while constructing my own custom-made light boxes and was in the middle of this project when a back-light print fell off my workbench and landed on one of the light bulbs. I looked at it and thought I really have something here! So I wrapped the print completely around the bulb and taped it down and the Light Bulb series was born.” Chromogenic For the first piece in the series, titled Chromogenic , Baclawski experimented with the way that that “staggering the light bulbs in an […]

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