The Persistence of Vanishing Things
Lake Superior in winter
This is available for purchase as a limited edition and artist proof. Your purchase directly supports my continued work up here.
I’m exploring climate change and the dramatic alterations I see to the shore of the lake but also something about our own connection to the land and water, our states of mind and how deeply we need beauty in all its many forms and conditions throughout the cycle of life. I see myself and all of us in this land, these trees.
Each month of work requires about $600 for a rental space, costs of travel by car, food and photo supplies.
Lovely small prints on 5×7 paper are $25 on archival paper
Also lovely, a little larger prints on 8×10 paper, are $100
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So grateful for your appreciation the work, each hard won image.
The Lift Bridge and Trees in Mist, January 21, 2018 Chicago River, Chinatown, Chicago
The Budz Bridge In the Snow (from 18th St.)
When we don’t know the way forward, when we lack certainty, but push ahead anyway, thinking or maybe screaming, WTF! the way opens; we learn from failure, take those losses as a blessing however much we may truly hate it at the time.
The sheer force of doing something/anything propels us to discover and learn – perhaps we might even see that that place of not knowing is the best place ever.
Certainty is just another name for bullshit island. And who really wants to live there?
My work arises from a desire to understand the ongoing stream of felt experiences along the full emotional continuum. This occurs via direct experiential processing, an ongoing , intuitive development of a visual photographic vocabulary.
This lexicon seeks to make visible the invisible: what do we see and how does it impact us and how are we in relationship to it?
It confronts the fundamental reality of suffering; our confusions about connection and disconnection.
My work seeks meet our experiences of suffering with an authentic wrestling with the right kind of problems; that is, those which ask questions, the asking of which and the attempts at answering have deep and consequential meaning that continue to generate profound meaning in our lives.
The work seeks to alleviate existential suffering by offering moments of contemplation of beauty and connection even in some of the most unusual places.
It’s seeks to help us turn and face our fears rather than run from them. The images arrive from a desire to find places of connection rather than being caught and confused by apparent separations encountered in every day reality.