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CRAIG R. NOORDMANS

Craig Noordmans received his first photographic training in 1985, where he focused on darkroom techniques of overlapping images and the application of light affects through various manual techniques.

From 1985 to 2005, the artist focused on daily SLR-based street photography focused on holding images that illustrate the human condition.

In 2006-2009 Noordmans temporarily adopted digital photography, developing his signature style of panoramic “raw ripped” images, pieced together to create installations in public spaces.

The past 8 years have seen him apply these techniques together in the context of outdoor installations of relevant (often camouflaged) overlapping imagery; applying specific themes within outdoor photographic exhibitions that display serial images in the context of highway overpasses, pedestrian transit tunnels, bridges, moving railcars; public objects and places where people are likely to have momentary interaction with the images - short imprints cast within the context of each space.

Six years ago, Noordmans moved back to production of images using exclusively non-digital means (light-based production only); advancing his style as developed over time.

Photography is exposed using a medium format camera on 120 slide film with in-camera manual affects at the time of exposure.

Images are from the original film slide without digital manipulation.