“Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, "What else could this mean?”
“Listening to the music while stretching her body close to its limit, she was able to attain a mysterious calm. She was simultaneously the torturer and the tortured, the forcer and the forced. This sense of inner-directed self-sufficiency was what she wanted most of all. It gave her deep solace.”
(From the ballerina and trumpeter series at the Newport Museum of Art)
6 x 9”
photograph on metal
A keyhole may be a small object, but it is also a significant part of a building’s heritage and speaks to the building's encounters with people and the times in which they lived. Again and again, there was a practiced pattern of the reach into a pocket to let fingertips find the familiar shape of the matching key, the nudge of a knuckle sliding the circular brass plate aside, revealing the aperture and eventually, entrance.
It is a mistake to think of this abandoned Irish school house as being empty. Rather it is filled with memories and faded echoes of voices, including my own while exploring the property in County Clare, Ireland with the late David Lang.
The Willbrook National School (1884-1988) now quietly waits along the road to Corofin for the key to its future.
How many griefs would I have to remove from my heap of griefs
until it no longer crushes me?
Gearing up for another day of shooting Mermaids and Mermen for this worthwhile project to benefit Biomes.
Have you preordered yet?
Be fully awake if you want to dream.
Now booking portrait shoots for June and July.
Safe and fun~