Series Explanation

The concepts of this exhibition are depicted within three series for a total of seventy-three images.

1-OutofthePast23-30x40Out of the Past: constructed reality

The backdrop for these tableaux are appropriated from film noir. These multiple layers, merged in the camera obscura photograph, echo the creation of our personal reality. Fourteen images from this series are included in the traveling exhibition. More

1-unitedstates24-30x20united states: myth and reality

By combining stills from influential western films with the artist’s contemporary images, the delicate balance between myth and reality is explored. Nine images from this series are included in the traveling exhibition. More

 Alligator Balls and Cotton Candy

Alligator Balls and Cotton Candy: unmediated reality

Photographs from county fairs across America explore regional cultures uncontaminated by global and national considerations. Thirteen images from this series are included in the traveling exhibition. More

reminiscences1_47Continuous strips of outtakes

A collection of savored memories and interrupted thoughts about the creation of these three series.  They have lingered in my mind, and as often happens when one is musing, there is an unrelated image that persistently intrudes.