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Dusk to Dawn

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Stephenson, DM, Dusk to Dawn, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, 1st, pp. 21 (2009) [Published Creative Work]


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Copyright 2009 The Artist

Abstract

Dusk to Dawn was created during a one-week period at Northwest Cape, where the western-most point of Australia juts into the Indian Ocean. The photographs chart the passage of time during this period on a number of levels of scale, from the duration of the exposure (anything from minutes to hours), to the diurnal time of the earthís rotation through sunset to sunrise, and the cosmological time recorded in the ancient light of distant stars, which may take thousands of years to reach us. The camera, earth, sun, and stars are used as a kind of enormous drawing machine, tracing both the artistís presence in space and the flow of time and light.

Item Details

Item Type:Published Creative Work
Research Division:Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual Arts and Crafts
Research Field:Lens-based Practice
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Arts and Leisure
Objective Field:The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Author:Stephenson, DM (Associate Professor David Stephenson)
ID Code:61168
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Art (Hobart)
Deposited On:2010-02-28
Last Modified:2014-12-01
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