Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Sarah Schoenfeld Captures The Results Of Exposing Drugs To Film Negatives

Sarah Schoenfeld Captures The Results Of Exposing Drugs To Film Negatives:
Pharmaceutical Speed
Pharmaceutical Speed
Adrenaline
Adrenaline
LSD
LSD
Fantasy + Ecstasy
Fantasy + Ecstasy
Mostly considered for the way they might make you feel, it is less common to consider what a drug might look like.  Artist Sarah Schoenfeld had this thought while working at a Berlin nightclub.  She converted her photography studio into a laboratory and exposed legal and illegal liquid drug mixtures to film negatives.  She then created large prints from the resulting chemical reactions.  The body of work, titled All You Can Feel, consists of bizarre images of heroin, cocaine, MDMA and other drugs.  The work is meant to explore the relationship between alchemy, pharmacy and psychology, but also emerges as a visually interesting and sophisticated photography series.
The images appear as visual incarnations of the physical effects of the drugs they depict—they evoke bizarre altered states that feel both alluring, otherworldly and dangerous.
All You Can Feel is now available as a book through Kerber Press.  The works also appeared in a group show titled, It Is Only A State of Mind at Heidelberger Kunstverein in Heidelberg through February 2, 2014.  (via Colossal) (via It’s Nice That)


Cocaine
Cocaine
Ketamine
Ketamine
Caffeine
Caffeine
Crystal Meth
Crystal Meth
Heroine
Heroine
Ketamine
Ketamine
Magic
Magic
Orphiril
Orphiril
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