2011., color photograph, 200×100 cm
My intention was to reconstruct tents that first photographers used while going on excursions outside safety of their studios.
The tent was used to help change or develop glass negatives, which would, if exposed to direct sunlight, ruin.
While trying to visualize a picture of black tent in a prerie, desert or some tundra, I cannot help but thinking that it would represent a strong accent – an obvious intruder that certainly does not belong to landscape but is there because and in service to that surroundings.
In that sense, black tent is imagined as a fragile monument to analogue photography.