Under Cover Of Darkness

When asked, what is the nothing of photography in a sense of zero in mathematics or silence in music I responded with complete darkness. The darkness is where photography does not exist, cannot be seen, and yet it is an essential part, when film is developed or prints are produced. That darkness protects the image from disappearing. Under Cover of Darkness plays with the protective role of darkness by injecting an element of light in the development process. Unlike Man Ray's solarisation, the developed print is here left at mercy of light until it almost completely vanishes. The resulting image covers the original and uncovers the nothing.

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