Safety in the color darkroom must be incorporated into a photographer’s daily routine. Here Deena des Rioux presents a scenario of “a future view of the past when zero air quality is the norm. In a nostalgic setting, the human subjects are inaccessible: In their place are framed portraits that show ‘the family’ in protective gear where a breathing apparatus is an everyday accessory.”
© Deena des Rioux. Family Reunion, from the series Family Portrait, 2002. 40 × 31 inches. Inkjet print. Courtesy of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Bloomington, IN.
SAFETY IN THE DIGITAL STUDIO AND ANALOG DARKROOM ...