We’ve got a passion for all things analog at Quarterly——so we really loved the first mailing from Jeremy and Keenan of Wander. They wanted to feature classic objects that modernity hasn’t improved upon.
With a Holga camera, 120-format film, a classic Blackwing pencil, a custom journal, and some of the loveliest tape (yes, tape) we’ve ever touched, they certainly delivered.
Here’s an excerpt from their letter, and a few shots of the package contents. Curious? Grab their next mailing.
“For #FAR01, we’ve selected a set of tools we prefer to their digital equivalents. Introduced in Hong Kong in 1982 as a mass-market camera for the working class, the Holga’s low-cost, plastic construction yields images displaying a range of distortions that have become one of the camera’s most endearing features. The images produced by the Holga exemplify the French phrase ‘jolie laide’——they’re beautifully ugly”