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This pack of 120 Kodachrome negatives were discovered by April in 2018, dug up at a flea market in Istanbul. The films revealed a stunning narrative of a Turkish couple who moved to USA in the early 1950’s, bought a Cadillac and took it cruising through the majority of the states before settling in Miami. The discovery was what led April to start her project. The architectural emphasis and energy of this lost archive was used as the key inspiration, taking its features and embedding those into each light piece to create a modern-retro futuristic city-scape.
Shown here are 33/120 of the collection. Other negatives included settings in Istanbul dating before 1950, and later images of the photographer and wife in elderly and still in Miami (dated around late 1960s/early 70s).
The collection is available at HD quality.