“It is a bit like painting with history,” Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse says of her project “Ghosts of History.”
She got the idea a few years ago when she found some old negatives at a flea market in Amsterdam, where she lives. “I was very curious about these mysterious photos and wanted to find out who took them and where. So I started to walk around Amsterdam and made photos in the same spot where the old photos were made and combined them on the computer.”
See more.[Images: Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse, Unknown, Tom Timmermans]
In the countdown to Halloween, here’s another spooky installment.
Interesting NYT profile of David Karp, Tumblr’s founder, at a pivot time in the site’s evolution to big-boy status, as it considers how to incorporate ads into its large and highly engaged creative community.
“…five Air Force officers and one photographer stood together on a patch of ground about 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas. They’d marked the spot ‘Ground Zero. Population 5’ on a hand-lettered sign hammered into the soft ground right next to them.
As we watch, directly overhead, two F-89 jets roar…