This exhibition features 20 photographs by New York artist Joni Sternbach. Ocean Side brings together three select bodies of work, all made along the shoreline and captured on different media. Sternbach’s use of historic techniques (cyanotype, tintype and ambrotype) and equipment, including an 184o’s Petzval are part of her ongoing conversation with history. Sternbach’s most celebrated series, Surfland, is a collection of portraits of surfers taken on beaches around the world using the 19th century wet-plate collodion process, this is at the center of the exhibition. “Surf pictures are traditionally studies in motion – a figure in the spray of a...
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