Full Interview: André Bosman on The Impossible Project

Polaroid
original photo by SqueakyMarmot

Polaroid lovers, turn those frowns upside down! I know you were bummed last June when Polaroid stopped making its analogue instant film and shut the doors to its factory in the Netherlands, but things are looking up. A group of former Polaroid employees have leased the abandoned factory and are flipping the switch on all the old machines in the hopes of re-inventing the instant film. The men are calling their venture The Impossible Project.

On this week's episode of Spark, Nora talks to André Bosman, the director of the Impossible Project. André worked for the company for 28 years, and together this group of men has over 300 years of Polaroid experience.

We're playing a segment of this interview on the show, but it's such a lovely chat, we're posting the whole thing here. André's affection for the iconic film, and his excitement about this adventure make it one of our favorite interviews of the year.

You can download the mp3 here.

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