Thursday, May 29, 2008

talking about Art as a medium. . .


Jamie Livingston took a photo of his life every day for 6,697 days until his death. that link is the collection of those photos.

Kinda weird to see a man's life summed up in Polaroids- but if you take the time to look through them you'll definitely get attached and feel some loss towards the end.

I point it out because if one were to view the work in reverse order, it would be a much happier story. though there are no words, a powerful picture of a life with highs and lows does develop.

here's a supporting blog:


1 comment:

Lance Strate said...

Interesting example, but what can we learn from it about new media as an art form, or vice versa?