Robert Burley

Premiere DateJun 9, 2015
00:00 Thomas intro
02:18 Robert Burley: Disappearance of Darkness
07:00 Untitled Andrew Bird
07:54 Robert Burley: Blowing up Film Factories
10:16 On Parade Electrelane
12:37 Robert Burley: The Last Roll of Kodachrome
19:14 Cyanide Breath Mint Beck
20:50 Robert Burley: Double Deja vu
25:12 Sunflower River Blues John Fahey
26:21 Robert Burley: Post Photographic Age
30:04 New Walk Liquid Liquid
30:54 Robert Burley: Dematerializing the Photograph
35:45 The Stakeout Sun Araw
38:52 Finish

In his book, Disappearance of Darkness: Photography at the End of the Analog Age,  Robert Burley documents the infrastructure that for nearly 100 years supported film photography.  Robert was granted access to shuddered film factories to photograph the massive machines and interior spaces where thousands of workers once made film in total darkness.  He visited Dwanye’s photo lab in Kansas: the last photo lab in the world to process Kodak’s iconic Kodachrome film. And, for the most dramatic pictures in the book, Robert photographed the demolitions of film manufacturing buildings at Kodak’s headquarters in Rochester New York.


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