ArtBeat: Joe Putrock

June 9th, 2009, 9:45 am by Greg

Damn the cell phone! Full speed ahead!

That might be the battlecry of Joe Putrock, Albany photographer and drummer for the band with the best name in Nippertown – the Charlie Watts Riots.

The cell phone – or perhaps more accurately the cell phone camera – drove Polaroid out of the instant-film business last year, but apparently the instant-photography business isn’t quite dead yet, and Putrock seems determined to breath new life into it as a means of artistic expression.

Joe Putrock: White Ribbon/Red Balloon

Joe Putrock: White Ribbon/Red Balloon


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