Superstructures: Bigger! Taller! More Dynamic!
I am always looking for new ways to see using the camera and taking advantage of the opportunities the camera offers for new forms of visual representation. With Superstructures, the subject matter was my own city – Vancouver, Canada – where additions to the skyline are an ongoing concern. The initial results were exciting – reminding me of the Mies van der Rohe drawing for his proposed skyscraper from the 1920’s.
Using the multiple exposure features in-camera I “painted” buildings with the camera. The process is both additive and reductive, highlighting some features while obliterating others, to create images that express the city in a new and dynamic way.
Superstructures is a series within the ‘Persistence of Vision’ project exploring the aspect of time through in-camera techniques to create multiple exposures of a subject combined into a single image.