Inside a camera, everything appears reversed. Charles Henry is a large format, documentary, and monochrome artist originally from West Texas. He earned a BFA in design from Texas Tech in 2005. Before moving to Austin in 2011, he made photographs of the Great Plains. His work functions both as art and historical artifacts.
Create something every day. Under an amber light, Charles rotates a thick focusing knob, positions an easel, and magnifies silver grain. He pulls a fresh sheet of photographic paper from a thin box and sets a timer. In a tray of developer, a latent image emerges.