When Light Turns to Dust
Make Your Own Book
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Lloyd Godman had lived in the same house for nearly 30 years, but it was only during the summer of 2002-3, that he discovered a series of old negatives on the ground in the cellar left by a previous owner. The silver images that might hold a reference to past lives and events had however decayed and been replaced largely by dust and dirt so Godman took the fragmented artefacts and printed the abstract patterns as one would for a normal b&w photographic negative.
The results are an enigmatic series of photographic prints that seem part photograph, part photogram or Clich'e verre. Rich patterns and intricate textures created by the process of decay in nature during the passing of time are given a new life and obscure meanings that only each viewer can invent are suggested in the gestalt
44 pages - large format landscape (11 x 13 inches 33.02 x 27.94 cm) printed on ProLine Pear (140# Text) paper - Hardcover imagewrap