From early on in his internment in 1940, Ross figured out a way to stretch the photographic supplies he was allotted so that he could use them for his own means. “He devised this clever technique of photographing multiple people at the same time for their ID photographs, which would save film,” says Gresh. An image in the exhibition shows him photographing 12 people, organized into three tiers of four, at once. He would later crop the picture around each face.
Quel merveilleux acte de résistance. Quant à la beauté de certaines photographies, c’est à peine croyable :