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Christine Baczek

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.

Book Reviews | Visual Arts

James Swensen’s “In a Rugged Land” is a Dense but Easily Digestible Look Into a Unique Collaboration

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 […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Alternative Process: Thomas Aguila, Etsuko Kato and Kelly O’Neill Get Physical with Photography

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, […]