Now who can forget the amazing photographs of Hiroshi Sugimoto

I’ve been really interested in him and his work lately. Several books on him are at Scholes Library, and his series of movie theater images are quite stunning. He stands in the back of empty cinemas and drive-in movie theaters and places the camera in the very back, with the shutter open for the entire length of the film. The screens therefore look completely white and have a glowing aura to them, which is all part of his concept behind the project: representing the religion of Hollywood but also pointing out the fading of the former glory of films and how they were regarded in the industries infancy.