What is experimental photography? It’s a little-studied field and a poorly defined concept in the history of contemporary photography. The author presents the works of over a hundred experimental photographers, and in doing so relies in particular on the thesis of the Brazilian philosopher Vilém Flusser. The focus is on photographers who work against the camera, refuse to follow the rules and interfere with the normal functioning of the photographic apparatus by modifying the set parameters. Thus, some artists transgress the rules of image production by playing with speed and exposure, with light, with the chemistry of photo development or...
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