about the site: if you have not discovered it on your own, please click on the main image in each gallery, then mouse over the larger image for navigation.
the good old world:
all photos taken in Mississippi, 2005, and printed on hand applied liquid silver emulsion.
the white sutra:
sutra: an aphorism (or line, rule, formula) or a collection of these in the form of a manual or text in Hinduism or Buddhism. . . a thread or line that holds things together and is derived from the verbal root siv-, meaning to sew.
white: the color produced by the reflection, transmission or emission of all wavelengths of visible light.
these are 8×8 polymer photogravures, editions of 12.
This is one of Erik Satie’s brilliantly made-up titles for his equally original piano compositions. The word gnosis is a good place to start if you are interested in its possible meanings.
These images are 10×10 wet collodion tintypes, editions of 5
I nearly always feel that my work is ahead of my ability to understand it. After over ten years of working on this project, I have come to realize that it is an inner landscape I am capturing, not the outer.
Originally printed as silver gelatin, I am now reprinting these images as 8×8 polymer photogravures, chine-collé on mulberry paper, editions of 12.
One of my great loves is photographing dogs. The bigger the camera, the harder it is! These images are available as polymer photogravure prints as well.
animal, whimsical, liminal:
There is so much joy to be had, so many populations beyond humankind to be witnessed, so many weird little stories. This is a wild ride through years and years of disordered fun — kind of like pulling a box of family photos out from under the bed. Contact me for print information.