Curtis Mann. Ohio.

Refashioned snapshots. Household bleach.
Mann takes photos that were taken in countries like Israel/Palestine, Lebanon, and Iraq- found online, at estate sales, and online auctions etc., and paints parts of the photos with clear varnish. When submerging the prints into bleach, the varnished areas block the bleach while the other parts of the image wash away. As a result, large sections of each photograph are replaced by a bright white space, accentuating other details in the original photographs.

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