Wednesday, 6 April 2011

An Executed Convict Returns to Life, in Mind Blowing 3-D Light Paintings

Source Data for Photography/12:31 from Croix Gagnon on Vimeo.

The jaw-dropping "Project 12:31" visually reconstructs the body of an executed convict who donated his body to science.
Yes, 3-D light painting -- in which a flat glowing image is traced through the air to form a quasi-3D version captured in long-exposure photographs -- is an amazingly creative hack. But Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott have taken the technique to a truly mindblowing -- and emotionally affecting -- level with Project 12:31. Their own description can't be topped: "In 1993, a convicted murderer was executed. His body was given to science, segmented, and photographed for medical research. In 2011, we used photography to put it back together."

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