XChange by Nick Gentry

Obsolete disks and discarded negatives make for startling portraits at Robert Fontaine Gallery

“When you walk into a gallery, there’s a very sterile gap between you and the artwork. I want to close that gap—that’s my main mission as an artist,” says Nick Gentry. This weekend at Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami’s Wynwood District, Gentry hopes that a series of works comprised of fan-sourced floppy disks and film negatives will do just that. A painter by training, Gentry …

Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner

Capitalizing on digital technology to preserve and share film negatives

Lomography always does a fantastic job breathing life back into the ever fading art of film photography. With the convenience and quality of digital cameras, analog film continues its decline but Lomography pushes hard to keep it alive by creating unique products to draw people back to the roots of photography. Their latest invention, the Smartphone Film Scanner, promises to help engage a new generation …