The Daguerreotrois Camera utilizes both found and constructed components. The cylindrical camera body rests upon a monopod assembled from aerial film spools. The three apertures are placed at the end of the funnels. This makes reference to a basic concept of how light enters a camera. Antithetical to the concept of a negative for production of prints, a single photograph completed the piece. The negative image displays characteristics of how the camera functioned. The paper negative was cut away at the top right and bottom left corners to utilize all three apertures projecting on the curved film plane. Shadows from the push pins holding the negative in place also mark the image.

Camera     48 x 14 x 14 inches
Photograph 15 x 32 inches


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