Polaroids

Photo series exploring the disparity between what we experience and the idea that a photograph is a precise record.

land / shaped / scape +

A collection of failed film exposures that took shape after a residency in a high altitude desert in Oregon.  When I returned I saw the endless PLAYA mountainscapes in everything. These polaroids capture the experience of an environment shaping what we notice, as opposed to a camera framing, and thereby shaping, a landscape.

emergents +

Witnessing the ability of air and water to dramatically change the shape of an environment, pigment and ice were placed on expired film to capture elemental forces at a minute scale.

perpetual solstice +

focusing expired film directly on the la sun, to capture its melting and blurringly relentless intensity.