As digital capture slowly replaces film for still photography, Dave Hill stands as a dual figure on either end in the death of a medium. A roll of film is strapped into the electric chair, and Dave Hill is both the man at the switch, and the governor calling in a last minute pardon. By defining a look that is purely digital, Dave Hill furthers the digital movement, but also allows film and a “film look” to retain an important place in photography. So for ushering us into a new age, Dave Hill is our newest artist of the week.
* Dave Hill