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Entire apartment turned into camera obscura

The pinhole camera is the oldest camera in the world. The basic premise is that light entering through a tiny hole can display inverted pictures of the outside world in a dark room. The most popular camera working with this system is the ‘camera obscura’ that features a light-proof box with a small hole cut in it. But French photographers Romain Alary and Antoine Levi decided to think one step bigger. With their project Stenop.es they turn entire apartments into ‘camera obscuras’.
By turning rooms into a pinhole camera, they project the outside world onto the inside so that the city outside merges with the interior of the apartment. The result creates a collage of tactile and projected, turning upside down buildings into surreal reflections of kitchen implements and planting a row of trees jittering on apartment walls.

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