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Chard (Beta vulgaris) anthotype by Ivan Rivera

“Raramuri Girl” by Ivan Rivera
Country: Mexico
Parts used: Leaf
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 3 days
Month, season and year: July, summer, 2022
Substrate: Cotton paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Chard (Beta vulgaris) anthotype by Ivan RiveraChard (Beta vulgaris) for making anthotypesAmount: A handful for each print
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Tap water
Layers: 1
Used to create image: Laser printed OHP positive

Challenges or observations: A wide brush could be better to emulsify.

Instagram : @ivanovich_rz

Additional information: Raramuris is an indigenous group in Mexico; they respect the earth, they are mystical and they live in canyons. I think their vision of the earth is wonderfully represented in an anthotype.

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