window blocks the height of high line poles power lines on the diagonal intersecting with gutters and buildings built at bizarre angles always larger at the near end how would pictures appear to us if we lived in a two dimensional world?
any single image is a frame that excludes more than it includes and yet, we can imagine what else is here what is the story behind this telescopic handler sitting aloof with its trailer in this bare lot? walk around the corner of the building and a whole new story emerges which provides context and thus makes everything clear but which is invisible to us in this frame not so much esoteric as it is simply obscured it is still present. doesn’t this happen every day? isn’t this the case with people as well? with the way their pasts, their home lives, their desires and long forgotten dreams influence the way they appear in the world as must also be the same for us all but when do we take this into account? when do we take the time to walk around the corner in search of the context which allows the real story to emerge?
repetition reveals difference as this asymmetrical pair shows four windows, two sets of shutters one full awning and one half a difference in spacing signage absent and present one side missing a tooth the other with a black eye have you two been fighting? it’s okay to be different and still get along so much in common and each one still unique
high line poles against a cold looking sky having opened my heart to the cold of this day I found more warmth than I had expected in the feelings conjured within me by the scenes I encountered something about place and the way it can speak in the language of feeling tones led me to forget the external temperature and be nourished by the internal temperature conjured as if by alchemy in the crucible of my heart
slowly fading blue and chlorophyll diminishing the blue paint seemed bolder in the spring as did the deep green of these leaves one has suffered under the sun while the other has thrived this paint will need a new coat and this tree will make one of its own and increasingly shelter this paint from the sun nourished by the same radiation the paint only endures
sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s real German car in the distance? Italian mini for scale? which one is a reflection and which one is really real no smoke and a mirrorless camera but there’s something strange going on