March 18, 2011

Photos: Crime Scenes as Visual Art

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"If she was allowed inside the home, [Angela] Strassheim would ask to photograph the room where the murder was committed. After making sure the room was dark and setting up her tripod, she sprayed the chemical reagent Bluestar on the walls. The bright spots that show up in her black-and-white photos are the results of the chemical revealing bloodstains that remained on the wall even after being wiped away."



  1. Interesting article, Ben. Thanks for sharing the link.

  2. Thanks, David. I admit this wasn't a submitted piece, but the artist has a new show near me and it fit within the theme of "Fingerprints."