Each photosensitive papers included in our catalog/archive is tested during several months, years, at natural light in our studio. We number them #01 - 850, and title them exactly according to their vintage packaging labels, Manufacture, Land, Brand, Sort, Qualities, expiration dates. Recto with date/time of exposure, climate, place, signature kept UNFIXED, acid-free climate.
Atelier F&D Cartier, testing all sorts of papers to insert them in the catalog
catalog tested papers
EXAMPLE 2 pages: Test #452 - #462 Russian papers (1950-1980) received from 16 Lithuanian photographers in 2014, for our installation at the Kaunas Photographic gallery, which was NOMINATED BOERSE PRIZE 2015
Catalog, first examples
#18 & 19 BIOT, France
#21 Photo Bumaga, Leningrad, Soviet Union
#24 Kodak, USA #31 M. BAUCHET, France #28 LUMIèRE, France
Example of one Gevaert Film Film found in the Bruxelles' street
MAQUETTE FOR THE WILHELM HACK MUSEUM INSTALLATION BIENNALE FüR AKTUELLE KUNST 2017
Detail MAQUETTE WILHELM HACK MUSEUM AND TESTS
TEST DIRECTLY ON THE WALL OF THE METENKOV'S HOUSE MUSEUM FOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA MARCH 9TH, 2018 latest installation of russian photosensitive papers.
REAL TEST IN ATELIER FOR THE INSTALLATION AT THE WILHELM HACK MUSEUM IN LUDWIGSHAFEN