Super-size it with photographer John Chiara, whose camera is so large that he has to tow it on a flatbed trailer. Original air date: May 2006.
Los Angeles Review of Books (2016)
Michael Kurcfeld at Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) reviews John Chiara’s photographs of New York City and the Hudson River Valley, commenting that Chiara’s works seem to capture “impressionistic moments of heightened reality, almost psychotropic in their distortion and intensity.” Produced by Michael Kurcfeld.
Pier 24 (2012)
John Chiara: Oakland Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge Presented in the Pier 24 Photography exhibition. May 23 - January 31, 2012 John Chiara photographs landscapes in a process that is part photography, part event, and part sculpture – an undertaking in apparatus and patience. Many times this process involves composing pictures from the inside of a large hand-built camera, that is mounted on a flatbed trailer, and produces large scale, one of a kind, positive exposures. Two works investigating the gateways of San Francisco, the Oakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge, were commissioned for Pier 24 Photography's recent exhibition,