“The ability to disseminate information via photographic images, no matter their actual content, will to representation, or state of factual existence has provided us with what we are currently experiencing in contemporary times as media language and the post-truth image”.
“It is as if we believe this concept of memory to be an organ unto itself, a strange piece of twisted tissue resting perhaps off to the side of the whole of the cerebral hemisphere…”
“As photographers, we are often split into encampments of a means of production that qualify what “happens” in front of our lens and what we “design” in front of our lens-it is not so different with how we manage our lives”.
The direct insinuation amongst governing bodies and current legislature on the grounds of A-historical material suggests that further research and finding will conclude the veracity of forged or re-purposed documentary tracts sold to the public at large as misinformation.
“I remember seeing images of rock or glass candy with scorpions frozen into their sugary structure, it would not be far to think of these portraits in that capacity”
“The castle, which controls the populace, does so through an absolute production of its image. It is a tale in which plebian might is as disorganized as any contemporary parallel for leading a resistance against the juggernaut who rules by fear and an unethical chess game between the citizens and the tyranny of the castle’s own image”
“It’s always the differences that inspire. We rarely document the “familiar outside”
“Since I was a child, I’ve had a fantasy of hiding in a retail space just before it closes, and coming out at night to merely walk around, re-arrange some things, and maybe sit or lay on some furniture, nothing harmful whatsoever. Snow Cab felt like a fulfilment of that childhood fantasy, within a 6 floor, or 60,000 square foot retail space.”
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“Perhaps it is a fantasy that one could wield power over the representation of death by its abstracted nature? Is this not a dangerous game to play god over the image of death?”
“Images are certainly unavoidable in a future broadcast by terms of repetition over that of substance and acknowledgement in their immediacy of display”
“Honesty is as transient and fluid as it is integral to the material necessity of its host. We gain, we lose, we ignore and we digress”