Fingerprints, Footprints and Rings of Water

‘Photography is an imprint or transfer of the real; it is a photochemically processed trace casually connected to that thing in the world to which it refers in a way parallel to that of fingerprints or footprints or the rings of water that cold glasses leave on tables.’

– Rosalind Krauss (in Van Arsdall, 2015)

 

Reference

Van Arsdall, L. E. (2003). Between Erasure and Exposure: Intermedial Autobiography Since Roland Barthes (published). Los Angeles: The University of California. Available at: https://cloudfront.escholarship.org/dist/prd/content/qt0v69m960/qt0v69m960.pdf (accessed 17 April 2018)

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