Frozen Paper

If you want to cool something down fast (ice cream mix), you can wrap it in wet paper towels and throw it in the freezer. I took this out a few minutes ago and was struck with how easily this paper took on a rigid shape. Unfortunately, it has now melted.


  1. Interesting to consider the various potential states of a material including transient time it might be nice to photograph in several frames (or film) the transition from one state to another. Also, check out some of the work by Vincent Floderer, or this article on some of his work and techniques:

    1. I think we are in a sense documenting the transient states of the material as it passes from one form to another. I like to regard myself as a natural process, similar to thawing, or freezing, depending on what sort of mood I am in.