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Abelardo Morell and Camera Obscura

Abelardo Morell. Camera Obscura: View of Times Square in Hotel Room, 2010

Ok, so this one is not exactly “queer”. It’s just that I was researching a lot about beds in photography – how they are used and what worlds such images create. And as I was doing this I stumbled upon Cuban-born Abelardo Morell and his images done by turning the rooms he inhabits into camera obscuras. He’s smart – oftentimes uses the prism to turn the image so it is not  upside down. I’m tempted to do this one day too!

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About Lina Žigelytė

Queer activist, writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist. Based in Rochester, NY.

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