Dan Borden

Art Photography: Still & Moving Images

Artist contact info:

617 899 5515


http://danborden.tumblr.com & youtube/user/dbfilmartist


Spring 2014 Exhibit Location #2  Wheelchair Accessible

Eureka Studios LLC
230 Central Street
617 899 5515

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Short Artist Statement
I photograph the familiar visual backdrop of life. I attempt to show this commonplace world anew, to bring to light the mystery and beauty that are in plain sight, but often hidden.

All of my still photographs superimpose exposures from multiple moments on a single “instant” Polaroid analog print. Multiple exposure is one of the techniques I use to leverage the interplay and tension between artist control and happenstance - in a very real sense, after multiple exposing, and then viewing the instant print 60 seconds later, I consider the photograph not only as as its maker, but I come upon it as the first member of the audience to arrive.

The resulting images transform the ordinary with unanticipated visual power to bring new meanings to what we see everyday.
-Dan Borden, November 2014

Dan Borden earned his B.A. as a dual major in Visual & Environmental Studies, and Fine Arts at Harvard College, and holds an M.S. in Library & Information Science from Simmons College.

Dan is currently on the teaching faculty at the Lasell College Graduate Programs in Communication / Marketing & Management, and The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University.

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