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Rahul Sharma
December 19th, 2011, 03:31 AM
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Art Windows (Polaroid Black and White Negative, Dry Pastels)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7016/6536631219_77f7904d2f_b.jpg

Tables of Art (Polaroid Black and White Negative, Dry Pastel)

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Flowers in Shoes (Polaroid Black and White Negative, Water Soluble Markers)


So these are three of my polaroid reversals I am using on my series. The theme of the series is Art Classes. I use the negatives from polaroid films as starting ground for drawing techniques, and then use the chemical properties of the compounds to the same ends; the creation of a visually arresting work that is supported by the concept behind a series/ work. I have tried to incorporate not only the "traditional art" in the form of me slaving away in the darkroom, and composing images, and using paints, but also the awareness of a "newer" paradigm, with references to image memes, and text juxtaposed with images in an single image.

Asher Kelman
December 19th, 2011, 06:24 AM
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Rahul Sharma: Art Windows

(Polaroid Black and White Negative, Dry Pastels)


Rahul,

This is invigorating and helpful, like a booster of tetanus to improve our immunity! What a good way of reusing Polaroid scraps, the paper we'd throw away!

I'd like you to look through Cem Usakligil's work on "Portals", (search here in OPF). It seems that you have also been attracted to this idea from a different path.

Asher

Doug Kerr
December 19th, 2011, 06:57 AM
Hi, Rahul,

Fascinating work, fascinating works.

Best regards,

Doug

Mark Hampton
December 25th, 2011, 03:42 PM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6536631245_7722f9d314_b.jpg

Art Windows (Polaroid Black and White Negative, Dry Pastels)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7016/6536631219_77f7904d2f_b.jpg

Tables of Art (Polaroid Black and White Negative, Dry Pastel)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7158/6536631193_ca6b73389a_b.jpg

Flowers in Shoes (Polaroid Black and White Negative, Water Soluble Markers)


So these are three of my polaroid reversals I am using on my series. The theme of the series is Art Classes. I use the negatives from polaroid films as starting ground for drawing techniques, and then use the chemical properties of the compounds to the same ends; the creation of a visually arresting work that is supported by the concept behind a series/ work. I have tried to incorporate not only the "traditional art" in the form of me slaving away in the darkroom, and composing images, and using paints, but also the awareness of a "newer" paradigm, with references to image memes, and text juxtaposed with images in an single image.

Rahul,

I like these - the 1st third of the images keeps me.. man the overlay with the arrows is hard - we are so used to taking directions from signs - the white arrows push me back out.

this in conjunction to the small colour image works better for me than the whole.

does this comment help.. I have no idea !