The series 'Space Over Time' shows how an observed space changes over a certain period of time. Few of us know 'slit-scan cameras', but we've all seen the photo finish of a sprint or horse race. These photos are created with slit-scan cameras to clearly determine who crossed the finish line first. How does a slit-scan camera work and how does it differ from conventional cameras? In a conventional analog camera, the shutter opens for a brief moment and the incident light exposes the film. The photo shows on the x-axis and on the y-axis a space dimension. The time dimension is not visible. In a slit-scan camera, the very narrow slit-shaped shutter is open for a longer period of time and during the opening time, the film is transported continuously behind the shutter. This way only a very small part of space is viewed through a small slit - this space section forms the y-axis of the photo. The x-axis of the photo is the time, because the film is transported during exposure continuously past the slit. This makes visible how the observed space changes over time. A reality that we can not perceive with our eyes. And this is the theme of this series: the 'visualization' of a reality that is undoubtedly a reality, but we as humans can not perceive. Or in other words, what we can perceive with our sense organs is not necessarily "all and everything" - there are things that are real, even if we can not perceive them. For this series rotating objects are photographed (many thousand slit-scan photos of each object). The works shown here are 72 seconds each of a pineapple, a melon, a bowl of strawberries, a banana, a benjamin fig and even a whole Italian meal consisting of a red onion, garlic, spaghetti, basil, and Parmesan. This way, futuristic-looking works emerge as if from another world, although they only show a reality we as humans can not perceive.
From the serie "Space over Time"
All works of this series:
Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag 310 g/m²