David Pendleton and Gay Spectatorship
Two high school students sit, taking turns watching snapchat stories. Engrossed in their virtual realities, unaware of the museum they are centered in.
The first photo processes, discovered between 1826 and 1841, began to carve a place for a fresh visual culture in the art world.
Polaroid photography allows us to capture a present moment and instantaneously have a physical representation of the passed now. Although film is quickly aging, something about a polaroid photo never ceases to enthrall us.