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Friday, October 9, 2009

Previews of New Work 

It looks like  a double-exposure, but it's not. I pointed the camera into a rubble-filled hallway at Overbrook, an abandoned mental hospital in New Jersey, and it caught sun streaming  through east-facing windows onto the floor, as well as the reflection of spring foliage in the window pane. More images from the Overbrook Series--to be printed on century-old slate roofing tiles from demolished hospital buildings--will come in Fall 2009.

The shadow of a dog: a photo of my dog Tenby, taken by my friend Annette Kling, printed on glass, cast on a lawn in strong summer sun. A shadow of a shadow of a dog...

Mary Series

I shot these pictures of my friend Mary when we were both in college (Brown University, '82). The petrographs are new, and I took these images in a Massachusetts river in Summer, 2009. Mary died of pancreatic cancer five years ago; this is the very beginning of my memorial to her...