From analog memories to digital noise

http://www.nowseethis.org/thispicture/posts/1579/essay/21

Sara Cwynar, Girl from Contact Sheet 2 (Darkroom Manuals), 2013

Sara Cwynar, Girl from Contact Sheet 2 (Darkroom Manuals), 2013

“It’s a poster for our current condition, for a life lived with one foot in a landscape of film and analog memories and the other stepping forward into a world of digital noise and special effects. Like the rips and tears inflicted on a paper print over time, this picture reminds us that the scars of digital degeneration and mutation also occur as image files travel around the Internet, or are passed from one device to another.”