Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Mirror, Mirror



I swear I have a bit of ESP today. This is the perfect companion to my last post. These photos are formed from Sixties-era ads.

Photographer Nicole Belle found these negatives at a thrift store in LA, depicting young women and men modeling.

She combined individual frames of the photo shoots to create a doubling, tripling, or quadrupling of the figures.

I won't wax poetic about their meaning, but using a quote from the artist: the young subjects are “transformed, from passive objects of the photographer’s gaze to a collective force unto themselves.”

Anyway, her art opening is Saturday in Silver Lake.
I wish I could go. I'll be wine tasting! I think... :)

April 5, 2008 (6-9pm)
Found Gallery
1903 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Free and open to the public

If you go, take photos & please send to me! I love to live vicariously.

4 comments:

Richard said...

Great photos! The top two are my favorite. I like their preppy attire.

suzannemarques said...

of course you like the top two. i knew it. :) too bad you're not an angeleno, you could see the show!

Jessica said...

those are very cool!!!

WDL said...

ooh, old photos of the Brewer Twins. I grew up with them making me feel kinda tingly.

xo,
WDL

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