Collect a one-of-a-kind original photo from Artist and Director, Rachel Talalay's personal collection and reprinted as cyanotype of John Simm and Michelle Gomez as The Master and Missy in The Doctor Who.
Artist: Rachel Talalay
Title: The Master and Missy from Doctor Who The Doctor Falls — S10, E12 2017
Year created: 2021
Height (inches): 9"
Width (inches): 12"
Signed by the artist.
Signed Area: front
This piece is unframed.
Description: "Within all my behind-the-scenes photographs from my Doctor Who, there are a dozen or so ones that are really special to me. One such photo is a The Master (John Simm) and Missy (Michelle Gomez) lying on the stone wall from Doctor Who The Doctor Falls — S10, E12 2017. I have taken a few of these photographs and experimented with reprinted them using the 19th century blueprint photographic technique of Cyanotype. Cyanotypes are challenging and the process of pulling good prints has been slow for me. A combination of sun/UV intensity, consistency of chemicals, paper absorption, pH of water, and temperature affect each print. I have derived great pleasure in the experiment including many fails. I consider this print on of my successes. I am offering in this auction benefitting the ACLU SoCal. (I am indebted to, inspired by and in awe of this organization.) The Watermarks are protecting the image from being shared, but is not in the piece being offered." - Rachel Talalay.
Artist bio: Rachel Talalay. Director. Producer. Agitator. Talalay’s eclectic career spans three decades of directing and producing. Over the past five years she has directed episodes of Doctor Who, Quantum Leap, Sherlock, American Gods, Marvel’s Iron Fist, DC’s Doom Patrol, Riverdale, Sabrina, SuperGirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and The Flash. Her most recent film projects include a family monster film: A Babysitters Guide To Monster Hunting (airing on Netflix) and An Introvert’s Guide To High School (premiering in December). Her resume includes directing Tank Girl, Freddy’s Dead (Nightmare on Elm Street 6), On the Farm, Wind in the Willows, award-winning mini-series Terminal City, Durham County and Dice and more than 75 hours of television in the US, UK and Canada from Ally McBeal to Without a Trace, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) to Touching Evil. Her producing history is equally varied: from Hairspray (the original) and Cry Baby to the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise (parts 3 and 4) to The Borrowers. Talalay is an active advocate for Gender Equity in the Film Business including the social media campaign #AskForMore and #DiverseVoicesMatter. Her skin is made Teflon – a noted superpower.
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