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Chemical Photographs

Single edition light sensitive handmade book
Silver gelatin prints, light sensitive photographic paper, regular developer and coffee developer as the inks
10.6 x 13.2 x 2.1 cm, 9 pages

All 9 pages, photographed from another angle

This book as an interactive part of the project  Redefinition of the Photographic Chemicals, includes a few chemicals’ portraits and some of my thoughts reflected on the project. For me, book is a very authentic and intimate form of the artworks; I would like to invite the viewers to hold the book on their hands and touch the portraits as well as explore my thoughts.


Chemical Photographs, 2023, Lexy Liangzi Xiao
Nudge it – Kick it – Prod it – Push it –, Bergen Kunshall Bookstore, 2023
Flex Point, Entreé and Northing, 2023

Unfortunatly and sadly, this unique handmade book was lost during exhibition on Fri 1st Sep 2023. 

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