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Ghost Focus

Tuesday 8th December / presented by Kylie Sturgess

What if I told you that you can actually capture images the human eye can’t see, like ghosts?

It was said that in the 1860's, William Mumler was the first person to photograph a ghost. After this discovery, a new wave of spirit photography took place over the 19th century.

The University of Western Australia's Assistant Professor of Nineteenth-Century European Art History, Dr Emily Eastgate Brink  spoke to The Mag's Kylie Sturgess about spirit photography in the Victorian era.

Catch her lecture, 'Ghost Focus' at the  Perth Institute of Contemporary Art tonight at 6pm.

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