Artists & Alchemists

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A new documentary is beeing produced about the revival of historical photograph processes.

The documentary “Artists & Alchemists” is about the relation of contemporary photographers with old processes. It questions the idea of what is photography in the XXI century, since it`s became something ephemeral, digital… and it shows that not everyone is happy with that and that some artists decided to go back and capture todays world with antique techinques.

The trailler is a little to short but it leaves us wanting more!!

Visit their site

Can`t wait!!

written by maymosciaro on 2011-02-15 in #news #xix #photography #movie #xxi #artists #documentary

8 Comments

  1. dogma
    dogma ·

    Amazing!

  2. shean
    shean ·

    awesome!! i hv to see this documentary~!

  3. blank_leitmotiv
    blank_leitmotiv ·

    This is gonna be good!

  4. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    three thumbs up!

  5. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    want to see this documentary when it comes out!! :)

  6. stickyvinny
    stickyvinny ·

    Looks great!

  7. stouf
    stouf ·

    Hoooo the Holly grail...

  8. levans
    levans ·

    Will this be replayed!? Am really interested in seeing the documentary!

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