April 19, 2013 Julia Dawidowicz

For his project Bacteriograms, Finnish photographer  Erno Erik Raitanen wanted to see if he could grow a microbiological culture on film instead of in a petri dish. The experiment was a success. The bleeding, abstract images of Bacteriograms are “self portraits,” in the biological sense: he created them by rubbing his own saliva on large-format, color negative film. Bacteriograms aren’t […]

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