High Voltage Imagery

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New York, Brooklyn-based artist Philip Stearns has embarked on a fascinating project entitled “High Voltage Image Making” in which he created these alien microbes-like patterns on instant film by subjecting each image to 15,000 volts of electricity.

For better visualization, a standard battery that powers a car is 12 volts. 15,000 volts is more than a thousand times of that, generated by a neon transformer.

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Images by Phillip Stearns.
Quoted text via Taxi.

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I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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