Curated by Jonathan Green
By the end of 1990, Photoshop was in Pedro’s computer, a 40-MHz Macintosh IIfx, the most powerful at that time. With the help of scanners... in addition to the recently developed illustration software Fractal Design Painter, Meyer’s journey from analog to digital began”: Jonathan Green recalls at the beginning of his text. This was the birth of Truths and Fictions in 1993, resulting in the first important exhibition of digital photography and the first cd-rom catalogue. Meyer hailed a new course for photography; another aesthetic, although linked to the documentary, would also be articulated with idioms from painting and film. “The computer was... an extension of [his] camera, a simpler darkroom” to manipulate his shots and “to create a series of iconic instants that... are closer to memory than instantaneous experience.