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Exhibition News Oskar Landi 'Playing with the idea of assumed obsolescence of still well-functioning apparatuses shooting them with expired materials...' Humble Arts Foundation, NY - Group Show 50, 'Roid Rage
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Exhibition News: Oskar Landi – Humble Arts Foundation Group Show 50

Image of vintage Deardorff 8"x10" Polaroid Camera

Exhibition News: Oskar Landi – Humble Arts Foundation Group Show 50

 

Exhibition News Oskar Landi

Huge congratulations from us, here at the HJF Gallery, to Oskar Landi. He has two of his Polaroid images included in the highly respected Humble Arts Foundation, New York, group exhibition:

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‘Roid Rage: Progressive Nostalgia or A New Kind of Death

We approached this call for Polaroid photographs made since Instagram’s 2010 launch with equal parts optimism, equal parts Forrest Gump. Over the past 5 years, we’d seen a few photographers making Polaroids in particularly innovative ways, but too many, as writer Peter Buse described in the introduction to his book The Camera Does Not Rest, were couched in old references to a dying medium… ‘ Read more at HAFNY

Exhibition News Oskar Landi - Polaroid image of a photographic print enlarger

Oskar Landi – ‘Polaroid/ #2 ‘enlarger’ – Humble Arts Foundation

 

Playing with the idea of assumed obsolescence of still well-functioning apparatuses shooting them with expired materials...’ Oskar Landi – group show 50

Landi was born and raised in Italy and moved to New York in 1998. He attended the International Center of Photography (ICP), studied cinematography at New York University. He also worked as a photo-assistant with legendary photographer Mary Ellen Mark… read more in Meet the Photographers, here on the HJF Gallery site.

Exhibition News Oskar Landi - Photographer, Oskar Landi, against background of NYC

Check out more of Landi’s beautiful fine art photography in his  ‘Also in India prints gallery, available to purchase online.

Exhibition News Oskar Landi - Polaroid image of a Sardhu, holy man, India

© Oskar Landi – Also in India – fine art photography prints

With Also in India, Landi portrays the country through dry image transfers of original Type 679 Polaroid film, revealing imperfections and faint colors reminiscent of early photographic processes and hand coloring techniques.

You may also like to follow @hjf_gallery on Instagram – for daily photo updates from all of the HJF gallery photographers.

Helen Jones-Florio

Founder | Curator

 

Header image © Oskar Landi – Polaroid#1/8×10″ Deardorff Camera

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