taxidermied turtle and armadillo cameras by taiyo onorato + nico krebs
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apr 23, 2013
taxidermied turtle and armadillo cameras by taiyo onorato + nico krebs


taiyo onorato + nico krebs’ taxidermy turtle and armadillo cameras
camera (turtle 1), 2011
image © taiyo onorato + nico krebs

 

 

swiss artists taiyo onorato and nico krebs have gone back to the stone ages with their ‘camera collection’, handcrafting a variety
of different photographic devices that highlight the wasteful practice of taxidermy techniques – translating them into functional
objects by using re-claimed shells from turtles, armadillos and horns. re-fashioned in a flinstones-esque style, the cameras overview
the duo’s fascination for the history of photography and nature of the medium. the concept is part of a two-part print series
which includes ‘as long as it photographs it must be a camera’, a publication with images taken using the modified electronics.

 

 

camera (armadillo), 2012
image © taiyo onorato + nico krebs

 

 

camera (voodoo), 2012
image © taiyo onorato + nico krebs

 

 

camera (horn), 2011
image © taiyo onorato + nico krebs

 

 

camera (turtle 2), 2011
image © taiyo onorato + nico krebs

 

 

installation view
light of other days, foam, amsterdam, 2012
image © christian van der kooy

 

 

installation view
light of other days, foam, amsterdam, 2012
image © christian van der kooy

 

 

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