Developing Photos with Light and Grass

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Artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey create portraits with living, growing grass. They germinate grass seeds, spread them over burlap slathered with water paste, and then manipulate the light they’re getting—they keep the canvases in a darkroom and project at them the light of negative images. The idea is simple enough, but it does make you embrace nature in a grand way, doesn’t it?

Here’s more about it.

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3 thoughts on “Developing Photos with Light and Grass

  1. Mira Tudor, Thank you for sharing this sustainable photography of grass seeds germinated and maintained through low-level light and moisture. Do you have a favorite among those presented in the linked article?

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