Hans Gindlesberger started with a story of loss and a roll of film. After his grandfather passed away last year, the artist discovered a roll of film shot in Germany during World War II that had sat undeveloped for nearly 70 years.
As the film unspooled, it became clear that light and time had taken their toll on the images framed and captured generations earlier. The pictures taken by his grandfather were gone.
The seemingly impenetrable black left behind on the roll, that sense of erasure and absence, was a conceptual starting point, for Gindlesberger, who became engulfed in a circuitous exploration of process, material and memory.
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