Lynn Marie Kirby
b. 1952

The spirit of painting with various moving image media is exemplified by Lynn Marie Kirby’s Lenten Light Conversions, film/video hybrids that begin as cameraless films. Kirby makes “site specific” works without a camera, exposing the film stock to the available light in a particular place. For this series, Kirby captured the light in San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Church over the forty days of Lent. She then took the colorfield-like originals and edited them digitally. Kirby segments and recrops the frames, …

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Huntington Gardens/Native Flora Exposure (2004)