Barbara Crane, Project Description: Taste of Chicago, June 23-July 4, 2000

I photograph during Taste of Chicago because of the vast cross-section of people attending Chicago's biggest festival. I need jubilant and densely packed crowds because it lets me photograph with the camera very close to people. The results are a picture that has every inch of the picture area filled with layers of people and parts of their bodies. This in turn creates excitement and chaos in a deliberatly chosen yet random way.

General statement

On the usage of Polaroid

Human forms

On Natures mortes

Fleshy Fungi

Visions of Enarc II

Coloma to Covert Sticks


Coloma to Covert scrolls

Chicago Loop series

Murals for Baxter / Travenol Labs

Wipe Outs


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