Christine Baczek is a visual artist and co-founder of Luminaria, an alternative photography studio in Salt Lake City that specializes in historical photographic processes and offers workshops, a tintype portrait studio, and custom printing.
Life magazine published “Three Mormon Towns” on September 6, 1954. Today, the photo-essay by Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams — two of the best-known photographers in the medium’s history — is largely unknown. James Swensen’s new book, In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three […]
“Woman Sewing, Frankfurt,” Ilse Bing, 1929, gelatin silver print, courtesy Utah Museum of Fine Arts The new imagining of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts includes a small gallery devoted to photography from their permanent collection. The first rotation in this space features Ilse Bing, a 20th-century photographer […]
In Utah, photography historically has been behind the times. If it was happening 30 years ago in New York, then it’s probably starting to happen now in Salt Lake City. photo_dot_alt proves this wrong as three artists bring the national dialogue on alternative photography to Finch Lane Gallery. Thomas Aguila, […]
Raise your hand if you have sat in a hardback chair in a darkened room, surrounded by rows of people sitting in similarly uncomfortable chairs, listening to a monotone voice explain to you a moment in history while you viewed an image projected onto a screen… Raise your […]