August 17, 2013
One of the photographic projects in the core programme of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2013 is the photomicrography of Claudia Faehrenkemper.
Claudia Faehrenkemper, Beetle, silver gelatine print on fiber based paper, from the series Imago
Her representations of beetles and the heads of insects continues tradition of the use of photomicrography for artistic expression, which enjoyed the greatest popularity in the twentieth century.
Claudia Faehrenkemper, head of insect, silver gelatine print on fiber based paper, from the series Imago
Claudia Faehrenkemper's roots are the Dusseldorf Academy of Art of Bernd + Hiller Becher