Final 'Deakin: Double Exposures' film released

  • 1 August 2016

The Look First feature in Issue 1 of British Art Studies presented a series of short films made by Jonathan Law, the art historian James Boaden, and the curator of The John Deakin Archive, Paul Rousseau, to discuss the double-exposure images made by the photographer John Deakin (1912-1972) in the 1950s and 1960s. The films ask you, firstly, to look closely at the images being discussed. Each one begins with a sustained and intense shot of a single image before opening up to a wide-ranging discussion about Deakin, double exposures, and photography The films have been published gradually and the final film Repeating the Process was released last week, completing the feature.

Repeating the Process explores the mechanical processes involved in producing a double exposure image with a Rolleiflex camera. The photographer Peter Hamilton explains the process with Paul Rousseau.

The full article and all the films can be found here.