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Failure is Becoming, 2014

Handmade darkroom print on dibond
66h x 25w in (167.64h x 63.5w cm)
Ed: Unique + AP
Private collection

Failure is Becoming, 2014 is a collage comprised of vernacular photographs of the streets of Lower Manhattan, rephotography of computer monitors, and a unique handmade darkroom printing process. During the course of this work, required computational processes met the limit of their capabilities, resulting in crash screens, glitches, wireframes and other errors. All aforementioned were photographically reingested and incorporated, as a literal and figurative attempt at rescuing the work, until a new composition was reached. As a final transformation, the collage was transferred to 8x10 film, and a unique print was made by hand from this transparency.