Parallels for the Body

Parallels for the Body #2 is a series of images originally found in the 8th edition of Clarks Positioning for Radiography, a textbook for X-ray technicians. Read more

I have re-photographed the images using a two to three second exposure, and jamming the camera against my body. This is roughly the length of time during an X-ray or CT that the patient has to stay still, or hold their breath, in order for the radiographer to capture a focused image. Here, the gesture of time results in a blurring of the body’s outline.

 

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