“…photography collective Lakes Were Rivers quietly steals the show. Its project, Swan Cycle, 2015, involves a low plinth installed with framed photographs of archival material—newspaper clippings, ice sculpture, a painting—that summon the history of the estate, the museum, and photography”.
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The Contemporary Austin has commissioned me to do their annual Collector’s Circle print for 2015. The work, On my mind again (July 6, 2014) (below) is incentive to join the museum at the Collector’s Circle level and help support a museum that is bringing excellent programming and events to Austin. Here is a link to the museum’s membership page please consider supporting this outstanding institution!
“This single-channel video with sound combines the slow crossfading of fireworks with an ominous soundtrack. Man-made puffs of light and smoke explode before slowly blending into the next; meanwhile, a bell tolls, marking each passing flash. It’s hypnotic to watch; you can even start to lose track of time doing so…”
“…For me nature is a starting point to understanding life, what it means to be.”
“It’s hard to tell whether the light is bouncing off a stream, or if it’s just the sun edging its way through layers of leaves.”