Blogspot: Mark Crummett’s “Ghosts in the Machine”

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© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

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Blogspot:

Pictureline, 21st May 2013

Photographer:

Mark Crummett

Photo-journalism instructor and Editor for the US Army

Series:

Ghosts in the Machine

About:

Mark’s inspiration for “Ghosts in the Machine” came from his father, Clovis Crummett. Clovis was a successful ‘assemblage’ artist, who himself took inspiration from Joseph Cornell. Mark has continued the ‘assemblage’ approach but has instead turned his eye to technological castoffs – hard drive platters, circuit boards and wire bundles.

“I would find boards that I liked but didn’t really have an assemblage use for, so I started photographing them. The little figures were from a long-forgotten art project. 

It’s a cliché to note that circuit boards look like cities, but I decided to populate that city. I found that the HO-scale people made anything they stood next to gigantic. Power supplies became industrial installations, heat sinks became the size of houses. They were a natural fit.” 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

© Mark Crummett, Ghosts in the Machine

 

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