Chantal van Rijt - Analemma

Chantal van Rijt - Analemma

Self Published

€25.00
An analemma is the figure obtained by photographing the sun at the same time and from the same spot for one year and processing these photos into one image. The figure that appears has the form of the number 8, also the infinity sign.

In an attempt to photograph the analemma, it turned out impossible for a normal camera to catch the sun. That what makes things visible is too strong to look at. The only way to photograph the sun was indirectly, by using the principle of the camera obscura. The sun was caught, a white circle on paper. In shadow, the index, we see fragments of the surrounding world. In collaboration with Werkplaats Typografie / Adriaan Van Leuven
20 X 27 cm, 48p, ills colours, softcover, edition of 250