PHOTOGRAPHY: OVERLOOK: AMERICA
The Overlook photographs began several years ago as a record of places I have visited on many road trips around the United States. Whenever I would come across a designated scenic overlook or vista, I would stop and make a picture. I am interested in the politics of these deliberately constructed views, but mostly I wanted to remember what it felt like to be in specific locations at particular moments in my life.
Over time I began to photograph a broader range of places, both officially marked and personally memorable. While the work will always remain a photographic reminder of where I have been, it has also become a way for me to think about questions of memory – both personal and collective – as well as the ways people assign meaning to place.
Making these pictures has also led me to consider the complex relationship that pictorial space has to physical space - particularly within the triptych/panoramic format I have chosen to utilize. The collapse of three dimensions onto two, and the resulting formal relationships that are established between the panels creates an image that is oddly abstract yet somehow remains faithful to the physical and emotional experience of those moments.
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Artist produced archival inkjet prints
are available in two editions:
26 x 112" edition of 3
18 x 76" edition of 7
2 artist proofs are produced for each edition.
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