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  • 20×24 Studio, the Home of Large Format Instant Photography

    It has now been five years since 20x24 Holdings LLC took possession of the film inventory and production equipment required for large format 20x24 instant film from Polaroid Corporation. In that time we have set up production facilities in Ashland, Massachusetts.. We continue to offer access to this venerable technology through our studio at Lincoln Center as well as the 20x24 Studio West space in San Francisco. Film is also available to owners of 20x24 instant systems through direct sales. The New York Studio and 20x24 Holdings LLC is managed by Executive Director John Reuter. His experience spans nearly thirty five years in large format instant photography. Joining him is Nafis Azad, Director of Photography, and Theo McLelland, Director of Research and Reagent Manufacturing. The 20x24 Studio will expand with two new cameras in 2015, one in NYC and the second in Germany. For further information e-mail us at info@20x24studio.com or call our Google Voice number 347-614-1818.

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Jodi Arnold“Wilson’s Night Spot” is a loose narrative exploring the nature of the American South, composed as a series of intimate portraits of everyday life. It contains work from four trips taken over three years, spent wandering instinctively through the small towns of the South. Jennifer spent most of these trips utterly lost, albeit intentionally so, freed to work off impressions and immersion, responding to the subtle details found in each place.

In order to facilitate the search for open and intimate narrative pictures in these locales, Jennifer used the 20×24 Polaroid Camera producing instant 20” x 24” prints as her guide. Jennifer’s compositions are far from passive as all have a textural sobriety that is introspective yet engaging.  The absence of distinct references of time and unique perspectives, frees up viewer interpretation.
“I chose an atypical way of working with the 20 x 24, eschewing control and extreme detail for highly selective focus and long exposures that are loose and gestural. As the project progressed, the images took on more and more of the dark, surreal nature of the South, both wondrous and strange. My survey is a slow, steady discovery of this feeling, experienced and articulated through all of the palpable sensations surrounding it.”
– Jennifer Trausch (2009)