The L.A. Times profiles a new exhibition of photography, “Immaterial World” at The Stephen Cohen Gallery. It’s a show consisting of 45 examples of early ‘spirit photography’, which…

“…surveys photography’s use as a chronicler of the supernatural, as a vehicle for attempts to make visible forces, spirits and memories.”

Accompanying, in the ‘viewing room’, is work by British artist Andy Lock, represented by his small Orchard Park series (2002-3). These are dream-like pictures of what look like a dosser’s kip, faintly illuminated by a liminal exterior light…

“Orchard Park is a haunting examination of place and memory … images are exquisitely rendered dreams made concrete, remains of the past in the process of fading, the reality of which we can only imagine.”