Vera Lutter

Vera Lutter

15th Jan 2007

Using room-sized cameras, Lutter often inhabits the camera during the exposure which can last hours, days or even weeks. The camera obscura works with the premise that when light passes through a small hole into a darkened chamber it produces an inverted image on the opposite wall. Lutter projects her subjects onto photo-sensitized paper and develops them as unique negatives. The ethereal tones imbue the resulting images with a haunting quality.

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