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Julian Charrière (b. 1987)

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Polygon I, 2014
Analogue, medium-format film

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Polygon III, 2014

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Polygon X, 2014

These photographs were taken at U.S.S.R.’s nuclear test site, Semipalatinsk. Before each photograph was developed, thermonuclear strata was scattered on the negative, creating light spots.

Noémie Goudal (b. 1984)

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Southern Light Station series, 2015
Station I

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Southern Light Station series, 2015
Station IV

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Southern Light Station series, 2015
Station V

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Southern Light Station series, 2016
Station VII

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Southern Light Station series, 2016
Station X

Southern Light Stations is an investigation into the way people viewed the skies before the telescope. The photographs presented are a range of sea- and sky-scapes that reveal enduring characteristics about our relationship with the natural world.

The eye is drawn to the imposing spheres, held aloft only by flimsy strings. Dwarfed by the dominance of the natural world, the photographs fill us both with wonder and the sobering reality of our vulnerability and insignificance.

Linda Connor (b. 1949)

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Solar Eclipse, Goldindale, WA, June 8, 1918
Lick Observatory Plate Archive, Mt. Hamilton, California
contact printed in sunlight on POP with the original glass plate negative, 2000

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August 13, 1895 (California Lick Observatory)
Gold Toned Printing Out Paper from Original Glass Plate Negative

Clint Fulkerson

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Accretion Disc Series
Points in Space: Set 1, 2014 (3 Sets)
acrylic and ink on paper mounted to wood panels

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An accretion disc is a structure (often a circumstellar disk) formed by diffuse material in orbital motion around a massive central body. The central body is typically a star. Gravity causes material in the disc to spiral inward towards the central body.

Harold E. Edgerton

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