The Book

The Disappearance of Darkness: Photography at the End of the Analog Era

by Robert Burley

Published by Princeton Architectural Press, New York/The Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto.

10.6 x 8.5 IN / 26.9 x 21.6 CM

176 PP / 71 color ill.

Hardcover

978-1-61689-095-7

Publication Date: November 7th, 2012

Editor: Dan Simon

Designer: Linda Eerme

Princeton Architectural Press Marketing – Contact: Margaret Rogalski

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

FOREWORD: by Gaëlle Morel/Curator & Doina Popescu/Director, Ryerson Image Centre

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF DARKNESSessay by Robert Burley

ON ENDINGS - essay by Alison Nordström, Senior Curator of Photographs, George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, NY

IT TAKES MORE THAN ONE BLAST TO BRING DOWN A FACTORY  – essay by Francois Cheval, Chief Curator, musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône, France

 ART AND COMMERCE, CREATIVITY AND INDUSTRY – essay by Andrea Kunard, Associate Curator of Photographs, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

71 PLATES WITH EXTENDED CAPTIONS ORGANIZED INTO THESE CHAPTERS:

THE END OF FILM

KODAK-PATHÉ: CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE, FRANCE

AGFA-GEVAERT: MORTSEL, BELGIUM

EASTMAN KODAK: ROCHESTER, U.S.A.

POLAROID: WALTHAM, U.S.A.

POLAROID / IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT: ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS

ILFORD: MOBBERLEY, UNITED KINGDOM

KODAK CANADA: TORONTO, CANADA

TECHNICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES