Light Brushing

I am a photographer.

I affirm this each morning by pointing my camera at the window and taking a photograph, nothing more than this.

Since February 2015 (ongoing).

Light Brushing #1 Light Brushing #6 Light Brushing #42 Light Brushing #139 Light Brushing #144 Light Brushing #163 Light Brushing #224 Light Brushing #254 Light Brushing #354 Light Brushing #371 Light Brushing #458 Light Brushing #570 Light Brushing #648 Light Brushing #729 Light Brushing #748 Light Brushing #809 Light Brushing #850 Light Brushing #929 Light Brushing #1005 Light Brushing #1039 Light Brushing #1117 Light Brushing #1200 Light Brushing #1266 Light Brushing #1303 Light Brushing #1451 Light Brushing #1475 Light Brushing #1502

Selected windows from over 1,500 (Feb 2015 - Sep 2020)

An edition of 80 windows was exhibited as an analogue carousel slideshow projection at Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London February 2016

Araki Nobuyoshi, Tokyo Radiation August 6-15th, 2010:

Araki was receiving radiation treatment for cancer and every morning he “looked at the sky from where the bombs came”.

“Other people brush their teeth, I brush my eyes,”

he said.

Green, D. and Lowry, J. (2003):

“Photographs… are not just indexical because light happened to be recorded in an instant on a piece of photosensitive film, but because, first and foremost, they were taken.

The very act of photography, as a kind of gesture,

which points to an event in the world, as a form of designation… is thus itself a form of indexicality.”

· copyright Charlie Gao