Basquiat, Camera Implanted in Professor's Head: Daily Photo Feed 11/17

Posted by David Ozanich — 17 Nov 2010


  • Rare polaroids and snapshots of Jean-Michel Basquiat are on view in Los Angeles. See a selection at Vanity Fair.

  • An NYU professor is surgically implanting a camera on the back of his head for an art project in Qatar. So says the ArtsBeat blog:

    The project, called "The 3rd I" and organized by a new Qatari museum called Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, will involve the camera taking pictures at one-minute intervals with the images being streamed to a computer database and then appearing in different sequences, some in real time, on monitors in an exhibition space in Doha between December and May.

    And in case you were wondering, the professor will cover the camera with a lens cap while on campus in order to protect students' privacy.

  • T Magazine sends photographer Dina Litovsky to capture the Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows.

  • A fancy new camera that can take pictures around corners using laser beams and bounced light.

  • Award-winning photojournalist Emilio Morenatti was injured by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Now he's back at work, covering the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

  • "Photocopy Romance" is a stop motion movie made using only a scanner. Via PetaPixel.

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