I’ve recently neglected a lot of my work in recent months in favor of trying to finish the book I am writing for Oxford University Press, Alternative Photographic Processes: Technique, History, and Creative Potential. Regardless, all my other projects keep moving forward. I recently returned from a trip back to Denver and Santa Fe. It was… More The Front Range
Do you know that famous interpretation of Hank Williams’ songs? Three chords and the truth. A brilliance to such simplicity.
As a pretty devoted fan of music, I’ve collected records for most of my life. The first record I ever bought was The Who, Who’s Next? And amongst all those records, are a number by the great ones by avant garde composer and musician Fred Frith. And my favorites of all his records are the two… More Cheap at Half the Price
I spent the last couple of weeks on holiday along the coast in central Maine. At the outset, certain new words must be introduced, among which are vitalistics to replace the dead word statistics, and mobilata to supersede data. These substitutions are necessary in order to incorporate a TIME element and to make allowance for the constant adjustment of… More Nine Chains to the Moon
Online photography magazine Monovisions just recently published a small portfolio of my work accompanied with an interview. To see it, click here.
The other day, I came across this wonderful quote from Persian mystic and poet, Rumi: Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. Strictly by the trickle down nature of thought, this line of Rumi’s lead me to think about some other things, specifically about Purusha, “the cosmic man” in Hindu mythology. Within… More A Note on Love, Art, and ‘The Cosmic Man’
Everyone is chosen and everyone knows it including animals and plants There is only the all of the all everything is that every infinitesimal thought and action is part and parcel of a wonderful victory “freedom of the mountain, a glimpse of victory” We seem to be winning and losing, but in reality there is… More The Wiggle of the Worm