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'Holding hands' (spirit photography) | by lauren.rabbit
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'Holding hands' (spirit photography)

After Mumler.

There is a book 'The Perfect Medium: Photography and the occult' with a tremendous selection of spirit photographs. (Best one, Mary Todd in widows weeds with the ghost of her beloved Abe Lincoln). They are absurd but people believed them because there was the perception of photography as truth, and they had faith. So do I, in my own way, which is why I spent yesterday pushing all the furniture in the green room into the hall and made a theater. Today I set the stage.

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Taken on January 17, 2012