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Stanford visiting artist Ellen Lake creates a cultural paradox across decades

The artist returns to obsolete technologies as a way to slow down time and reflect on both the past and the current media landscape.

Ellen Lake discovered a golden age of 16mm film. For a brief period the diacetate Kodachrome film used between 1939 and 1942 produced lush color and appears today perfectly preserved, as opposed to triacetate film that came into popular use in the mid-1940s and did not hold up nearly as well. Lake, a visiting artist at…

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