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A Space for Dialogue 72

A Space for Dialogue 72 Cover
January 2012

Escaping the Moment: Seeing Time in Photography

Chanon (Kenji) Praepipatmongkol ’13, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern

Published by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

2012, 2 pages

The weakness of human sight—its flickering hesitation and intermittent inattentiveness—gives way to the verity of the apparatus’s machinic capture. Photo-graphia: one writes the light of reality, burning it into film. With these qualities, photography is still often said to be about holding on to lost moments.

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