Blip #5 – The darker side of lighting
A gallery assistant looks towards a piece entitled “In the eyes of others” by Jodie Carey in the “Death: A Self-Portrait” from the Richard Harris Collection at the Wellcome Collection in central London on November 14, 2012. Running from November 15, 2012 to February 24, 2013, the exhibition showcases around 300 works from a unique collection devoted to the iconography of death and our complex attitudes towards it. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL
You’d think that a giant chandelier made of plaster casts of human bones would make an easy and obvious picture but trying to shoot it cleanly proved a bit of a challenge until I broke out the pocket wizards. It’s well worth checking out the exhibition if you get the opportunity as it has some truly unusual items on display.