Brownie In Motion Project: a giant traveling DIY camera obscura

4/25/2014 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments


Brownie In Motion is a large-scale art installation, analogue darkroom, and functioning camera designed by artist Stephen Takacs.


Stephen Takacs (website) is a multi-disciplinary artist based out of Columbus, Ohio. His artwork utilizes photography and found objects to create images, sculptures, cameras and installations that relate to, or interface with, the human body. His most recent camera obscura project, Target Six-16 is touring the country.

'Target Six-16' by Stephen R. Takacs — in Lincoln, NE, United States

Stephen explains this project:

Your donation to this campaign will help bring this traveling camera across the United States, plus support an important portrait project that turns the camera lens on artisans and craftspeople whose niche skills are on the verge of disappearing.

Wooden shutter: part of the camera obscura installation

Your contributions to this IndieGoGo campaign will go towards the purchase of a vehicle, chemicals, film and fuel needed for a journey of this scope. Please consider donating today so that the camera obscura may be able to one day visit your town!

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Text, images and video via Stephen Takacs



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