Archive for the ‘(re)constructing photographs’ Category

Photographer Irina Werning meticulously recreates family and vernacular photographs with the original subjects, years older. Fascinating, on many levels. It would be interesting to know how the participants felt during the reconstruction… All Photographs © Irina Werning. Click to see the full size images. All Photographs © Irina Werning http://irinawerning.com/


June Clark

21Feb10

Amazing work using and manipulating found photographs. “June was born and brought up in Harlem, New York City. She emigrated to Canada in 1968, became a Canadian citizen and currently lives and works in Toronto.” Date made: 1989 Materials: photo etching (with text) Text reads: Grandma said, “when you pick your husband, think of what […]


From http://www.claudiaangelmaier.de/index.php The play with the images of art and their history is at the heart of Claudia Angelmaier’s work whereby particular focus lies on the pictures and their mechanical reproduction, material image and contextual situation. The protagonists of Angelmaier’s large-scale photographic works are books, postcards or transparencies and slides which show copies of “the […]


Mari Mahr

03Dec09

Mari Mahr rephotographs images and objects into subtle constructions of memory and narrative. Her book: http://books.google.com/books?id=cQ50QgAACAAJ&dq=inauthor:Mari+inauthor:Mahr


Jane Hammond

05Oct09

Painter who has turned to constructing her images from found photographs. The images are collaged digitally, but then Hammond produces a negative and prints the photographs traditionally in a  darkroom.