Featured photo for exhibit Day to Night

Day to Night

2019-10-04 - 2019-11-24

Santa Fe--Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is pleased to announce an exhibition of Stephen Wilkes’ epic global photographic project Day To Night. The exhibit opens with a public reception for Stephen Wilkes on Friday, October 4, from 5 - 7 pm. Stephen will be signing copies of his new Day To Night monograph, a beautiful oversize hardcover art book with two fold-outs and 260 pages. The exhibition continues through November 24.

Day to Night is an ongoing global photographic project that began in 2009. Working from a fixed camera angle, Wilkes captures the fleeting moments of humanity and light as time passes. After 24 hours of photographing and over 1500 images taken, he selects the best moments of the day and night. Using time as a guide, all of these moments are seamlessly blended into a single photograph in post-production, visualizing places that are part of our collective memory and unveils a new way of seeing some of the world’s most iconic locations. Wilkes sees the camera not only as a device used to capture images, but also as an instrument to collect information. "Anything one can imagine one can create. Over the last several years, photographic technology has evolved to a point where anything is possible. I imagined changing time in a single photograph. I began to explore this fascination with time in a new series of photographs called: “Day to Night”. –Stephen Wilkes