1. Making of Daguerreotype by Takashi Arai

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    Japanese photographer/daguerreotypist Takashi Arai demonstrates daguerreotype process at his studio. Video: Masafumi Ishikawa, Music: Test Pattern, Cooperation: cochae Official site: http://www.TakashiArai 世界最初の実用写真技法・ダゲレオタイプ(銀板写真)の制作ビデオ。写真家:新井卓、ヴィデオ制作:石川正史、音楽:テストパターン、協力:cochae *2010 (c) Takashi Arai. All tights reserved.

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    • Amelie and Alchemy

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      An antiquarian man. A contemporary daughter. For 15 seconds two worlds collide and from the black arts emerges poetry.

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      • ANTIQUE NUDES -- WESTWARD, HO

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        My usual shtick--nude models are extracted from old daguerreotypes and other old media, then colored and otherwise manipulated, then placed in settings I find interesting. All music is from AudioNetwork.com.

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        • workfile -- Antique Nudes -- Westward, Ho -- Schmit Hotel

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          Another funtastic composite made up of bits and pieces. Models are extracted from old daguerreotypes and photos. Music is St. Louis Rag from Trachtman.com.

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          • workfile -- Antique Nudes -- Westward, Ho -- Maybelle's Odeum

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            Fragments of photos, extracts from video clips, animated sequences, all combined into another installment of Antique Nudes. Music is ANW1078_07_Heath-Robinso, ANW1095_13_Scottie.mp3, and ANW1518_04_Drowsy-Maggie-Session.mp3 from audionetwork.com

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            • workfile -- Antique Nudes -- Westward, Ho -- The Peacekeepers

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              A fun composite assembled from snippets of video, still shots, frame shots, and animation clips. Models are composites extracted from old daguerreotype pics. Music is ANW1390_04_Barndance.mp3 from AudioNetwork.com

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              • Rare Photographs of 1840's America

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                Photography was introduced to the world in 1839 in France by Louis Daguerre and quickly spread throughout Europe, the United States, and the rest of the world. Surviving photographs taken of human subjects outside over the next decade in the United States are some of the most scarce in existence. This video attempts to assemble the largest collection of such photos taken between 1842 and the early 1850's. Chestnut and 3rd Streets, Philadelphia, by George Read, 1842: http://www.geh.org/fm/mismis/htmlsrc26/m196902000041_ful.html#topofimage Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, possibly by Mathew Brady, 1843. Chestnut Street shops, Philadelphia, by William G. Mason, 1843: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004664454/ Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, by William G. Mason, 1843: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004664455/ Girard Bank, Nativist Riots, Philadelphia, by W. & F. Langenheim, 1844: http://explorepahistory.com/displayimage.php?imgId=1-2-1F08 Ulysses S. Grant and Alexander Hays, Camp Salubrity, Louisiana, 1845: http://www.vahistorical.org/collections-and-resources/virginia-history-explorer/lee-and-grant/war Grist mill, c. 1845: http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=56176 "Plymouth and Kingston Express Wagon," Massachusetts, c. 1846. Mexican-American War parade, Dayton, Ohio, c. 1846: http://www.finedags.com/archives/salon_archive/D14-23.htm Mexican-American War parade, Exeter New Hampshire, c. 1846. Mexican American War funeral, Wilmington, North Carolina, c. 1848: http://susan747.wordpress.com/2010/07/26/wilmingtons-first-photograph/ Fairmount Water Works, Philadelphia, c. 1846: http://www.librarycompany.org/catchingashadow/section3/index.htm Arch and 8th Streets, Philadelphia, 1847: http://libwww.freelibrary.org/diglib/SearchItem.cfm?searchKey=5087229341&ItemID=pdcl00102 Tom Thumb's visit, St. Louis, by Thomas Easterly, 1848: http://collections.mohistory.org/resourceMgr/141875.html California pioneers in Columbus, Ohio, 1849: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cbustapeck/7161807969/ Union Fire Company firefighters, St. Louis, by Thomas Easterly, 1848: http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/142454.html Cincinnati riverfront view, by Charles Fontayne and William Porter, 1848: http://1848.cincinnatilibrary.org/showplate.php?id=1 Montgomery County Courthouse, Dayton, Ohio, 1848: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cbustapeck/6993745500/ Confectionery shop, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1849: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cbustapeck/7897319706/ California pioneers in Columbus, Ohio, 1849: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cbustapeck/7161807969/ Carysfort Reef Florida lighthouse in Philadelphia, by Frederick and William Langenheim 1849: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/photographs/frederick-and-william-langenheim-and-cast-iron-5236731-details.aspx Canal locks under construction, c. 1849: http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=56172 http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=56189 African American man and steer, c. 1850: http://www.germainewilliams.com/2013/09/07/exciting-daguerreotype-at-sothebys-in-october/ Man on horse-drawn buggy with dog, c. 1849. American Hotel fire aftermath, Buffalo, New York, 1850. Cazenovia Fugitive Slave Law Convention, Cazenovia, New York, by Ezra Greenleaf Weld, 1850: http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/08/cazenovia_celebrates_its_role.html A busy Montgomery Street, San Francisco, by Frederick Coombs, 1850. General Tom Thumb and his miniature carriage, c. 1850. A group of men posing on a sidewalk in a town, c. 1850. Ohio Star newspaper buggy, Ravenna, Ohio, c. 1850: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cbustapeck/7103509997/in/set-72157629488817352 Stagecoach service between Rome and Hamilton, New York, c. 1850. Steam locomotive Tioga, Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad, c. 1850: http://explorepahistory.com/displayimage.php?imgId=1-2-5B4 Man with an elephant, by Thomas Easterly, c. 1850: http://artblart.com/tag/daguerreotypists/ Horse-drawn sleigh, c. 1850. Men posing with a prized bull, c. 1850: http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=56214 College students portrait, Bethany College, West Virginia, c. 1850: http://www.finedags.com/archives/salon_archive/D13-114.htm School group portrait, c. 1850. Peddler's wagon, c. 1850. A family in Cincinnati, by Charles Fontayne and William Porter, c. 1850. People on a bridge over the Seneca River, Seneca Falls, New York c. 1850: http://americanart.si.edu/helios/americanphotographs/obuasfups.html Four men and a dog, c. 1850. Union Hotel under construction, San Francisco, c. 1850: http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/269268 Customs House, Philadelphia, by Frederick Langenheim, c. 1850: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/99401990/

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                • "EXPOSED IN A HUNDRED SUNS" Takashi Arai

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                  At the Society for Photographic Education's conference, NOLA, Mar 15, 2015. *Special thanks to Tyler Scaife © 2015 Takashi Arai.

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                  • 2008 Character Reel

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                    3 Characters created in Maya. See more at www.pixelsketchbook.com

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                    • 1 0 0 1 /// physical video installation (2008)_excerpts

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                      Study for trans-sensory organisms - - activation of humans senses through defined audiovisual wave frequencies. Bearing in mind a visitor’s “tired eye” saturated with millions of visual information, the installation insist on engaging the whole human body in perceiving the project. “1 0 0 1” employs light flashes and binaural beats to create the illusion, the moment when the observer finally gazes at 1838 photography by Louis Daguerre, titled “Boulevard du Temple”. The work reconstructs the possible “truthful” depiction of this freeze moment. The observer can discern black lines/blur in motion until the moment when it becomes obvious these are people, passers-by. The time has been turned back. duration: 10'01" (loop) year: 2008

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