'Vessel No.3 (1)'

'Vessel No.3 (1)'

'Vessel No.3 (1)'
Dye destruction print photograms by Susan Derges
1995
National Media Museum, Bradford

For this series Derges used a toadspawn-filled jam jar as a three-dimensionaltransparency. She placed the jar above an enlarging lens in the darkroom and used flashlight to make an exposure. The first image shows loops of well-ordered spawn, while the final one shows an empty jar from which we presume the last toad has just hopped into adulthood.