1. Untitled L.A. River no.1 (The Los Angeles Sign) from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Untitled L.A. River no.1 (The Los Angeles Sign) from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, Digital c-print, 48 x 72 inches

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  2. Installation view, Staging Los Angeles: Reality, Fantasy, and the Space Between, USC Roski School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015 LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Installation view, Staging Los Angeles: Reality, Fantasy, and the Space Between, USC Roski School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015

    Photo: Chris Adler
  3. Installation view, Staging Los Angeles: Reality, Fantasy, and the Space Between, USC Roski School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015 LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Installation view, Staging Los Angeles: Reality, Fantasy, and the Space Between, USC Roski School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015

    Photo: Chris Adler
  4. Studio view LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Installation view, studio) (far left) Untitled LA River no.1 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, 48 x 72 inches, Digital C-print; 2016, LA-LIKE: Fools Gold Dust (Mimic) Paintings (for Untitled L.A. River no.1), 48 x 72 inches, Black gesso and pulverized pyrite crystallized in epoxy on canvas; (pedestal) LA-LIKE: Escaped Exotics (Lotusland), Various sizes, Unique bronze casts; (floor) 2014, LA-LIKE: Prospecting Palm Frond (Finch & Hollydale), 13 x 60 x 12 inches, Unique bronze cast

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  5. Studio view LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Studio view

    Photo: Chris Adler

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  6. LA-LIKE: Day For Night, Studio view LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    LA-LIKE: Day For Night, studio view

    Photo: Chris Adler
  7. LA-LIKE: Day For Night, Studio view LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    LA-LIKE: Day For Night, studio view

    Photo: Chris Adler
  8. Instagram Detail of Untitled L.A. River no.1 (The Los Angeles Sign) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Instagram Detail of Untitled L.A. River no.1 (The Los Angeles Sign) from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 12x12, Digital C-Print, 2015

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  9. Untitled L.A. River no.10 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Untitled L.A. River no.10 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, Digital c-print, 48 x 72 inches

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  10. Untitled L.A. River no.7 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Untitled L.A. River no.7 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, Digital c-print, 48 x 72 inches

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  11. Untitled LA River no.3 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Untitled L.A. River no.3 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, Digital c-print, 48 x 72 inches

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  12. Untitled L.A. River no.2 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Untitled L.A. River no.2 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, Digital c-print, 48 x 72 inches

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

  13. Untitled L.A. River no.4 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight) LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

    Untitled L.A. River no.4 from LA-LIKE: Day For Night (Sunlight as Spotlight), 2015, Digital c-print, 48 x 72 inches

    ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT ZOE CROSHER 2017

LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)

Using the system that the movie studios used in the 1960s called Day For Night (which consisted of shooting during the day, but filtering to make to look like night), the effect is one where the sunlight actually becomes the spotlight…SUNLIGHT AS SPOTLIGHT.

 
Projects
  • The New LA-LIKE
    1. LA-LIKE: Prospecting Palm Fronds
    2. LA-LIKE: Escaped Exotics
    3. LA-LIKE: Unlit Lightboxes
    4. LA-LIKE: Fools Gold Dust (Mimic) Paintings
    5. LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)
    6. The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, in conjunction with LAND
    7. Shangri-LA'd & Expanded Shangri-LA'd
    8. LA-LIKE: Mirage
    9. LA-LIKE: Composition I-10, Desert Center
    10. The Manifest Destiny Billboard Perfume
    11. LA Disappearing Frond-Like
    12. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific
    13. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes
    14. For An Evening with Eve Babitz, at the Chateau Marmont
    15. LA-LIKE: LAXART Billboard
    16. The Pools I Shot
    17. LA-LIKE
    18. LA-LIKE (LOST)
    19. Tear Sheet Posters
  • The Michelle duBois Project
    1. The Additive Dust Series
    2. The Disbanding of Michelle duBois
    3. Mae Wested
    4. The Disappearing of Michelle duBois
    5. The Vanishing of Michelle duBois
    6. Silhouetted
    7. The Uniqued Series
    8. All Her Shadows
    9. Blackened Last Four Days & Nights in Tokyo
    10. The Other Disappeared Nurse
    11. Almost the Same
    12. The Unveiling of Michelle duBois
    13. The Unraveling of Michelle duBois
    14. Obfuscated
    15. The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois
    16. Polaroided
    17. Posed Postcards
  • Out The Window (LAX)
  • The Santa Cruz Kids
  • The Fainting Club
    1. The Fainting Club (London)
    2. The Fainting Club (New York)
    3. The Fainting Club (Los Angeles)
    4. The Fainting Club (More Cities)
    5. The Fainting Club (About)
  • Publications
    1. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Published by Hesse Presse, Los Angeles, CA - Spring 2016 (Sold Out)
    2. Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles (May 2015) Published by Metropolis Books
    3. Forthcoming: The Re-duBois Book
    4. Returning to Berlin / Publication curated by Kim Schoen - Motto, Berlin (August 2013)
    5. Why Art Photography? by Lucy Soutter (2013) Published by Routelage
    6. Volume 4: The Disappearance of Michelle duBois, aka *Mitchi* (Fall 2012) Published by Aperture Ideas
    7. Volume 3: The Unveiling of Michelle duBois, aka *Cricket* (Spring 2012) Published by Aperture Ideas
    8. Volume 2: The Unraveling of Michelle duBois, aka *Alice Johnson* (Fall 2011) Published by Aperture Ideas
    9. Volume 1: The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois, aka *Kathy* (Spring 2011) Published by Aperture Ideas
    10. Out the Window (LAX) with essays by Norman Klein, Pico Iyer, & Julian Meyers (2007)
    11. NTNTNT (2004)
    12. L.A. Now: Volume One, Published by Art Center College of Design, August 2002