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Friedrich Petzel on Troy Brauntuch’s ‘Mark's Camera 3’

Artsy Editorial
Oct 16, 2013 3:00PM

Mark's Camera 3 [by Troy Brauntuch] was inspired by a trip that Troy took in 2011 to Bastrop, a suburb of Austin where a wildfire wiped out over 1,500 homes. A friend of his, a photographer, lost his entire studio in this fire and Troy was struck by the image of the burnt out camera, which his friend used for his work. He used the camera for a series of ‘portraits’ of the object, a relic, in a way, of something that was once used to document, and then destroyed by something uncontrollable but most likely man-made.” — Friedrich Petzel

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