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.