Reconstruction is a lovely, yet haunting, series about the construction and reconstruction of memories through “photographic suggestion”. I was trying to figure out how American artist Naomi Vanderkindren created these mixed media pieces, and I can safely say, this would not have been my first guess:
“Anything that makes a shadow can form an image in the darkroom, and I create my negatives using multiple layers of collage, pencil drawings, and photographs printed on typing paper. I titled these “photogenic drawings” after the early inventor Talbot’s description of his first experiments using the shadows of objects to make images.”
Nope… I never would figured that out on my own. Ever.