Monday, March 14, 2011

"Death, What y'all know about death?"

(Model: Nathan Kenna)

Studio Extension response to Richard Serra's list of doing words..
my word was 'to shorten'..inital thoughts were to have him hanging, as in a shortend life,shortend noose,etc.

"To photograph people is to violate them, by seeing them as they never see themselves,by having knowledge of them they can never have; it turns people into objects that can be symbolically posessed.Just as the camera is a sublimination of the gun, to photograph someone is a subliminated murder -- a soft murder , appropriate to a sad, frightend time."
-Susan Sontag  : On photography

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