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Culture, Art Dreamscapes: A Photographer Processes the City's Essence Through His Gigantic Camera Obscura

Dreamscapes: A Photographer Processes the City's Essence Through His Gigantic Camera Obscura

What John Chiara does with a camera — not just any camera, but ones so big he drives it around San Francisco on a flatbed trailer — is utterly time-consuming and physically demanding. Chiara makes the cameras himself from plywood…
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Culture, Art "Absence of Being": Susan Burnstine's Photography Explores Loss

"Absence of Being": Susan Burnstine's Photography Explores Loss

When Susan Burnstine was 4 years old, she began experiencing night terrors. To deal with these overwhelming nocturnal visions, Burnstine would, with her mother's prompting, re-create her dreams through drawing, painting, and sculpting. At age 33, when her mother, Natalie,…
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Calendar, Urban Experience Expo Sure

Expo Sure

FRI-SUN 7/22-24 Ever since Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre experimented with the effects of light upon translucent paintings back in the 1820s, modern photography has upped the ante on shot-worthy subjects. When this art form was just a glimmer on the horizon of…
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