not a pretty picture. not a good. not a bad. picture. but an argument.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

story on/from the stairs



i was just wondering how many photographs it takes to tell a story,
our story, or those who came before us.

i have liberated this from Christopher's site:

"If we were not something more than unique human beings, if each one of us could really be done away with once and for all by a single bullet, storytelling would lose all purpose. But every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way and never again. That is why every man's story is important, eternal, sacred; that is why every man, as long as he lives and fulfills the will of nature, is wonderous, and worthy of every consideration. In each individual the spirit has become flesh, in each man the creation suffers, within each one a redeemer is nailed to the cross." - Hermann Hesse, Demian

so then what do these photographs say about me?  what do they say about anyone?


3 comments:

  1. Oh!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I want to save that quote, ponder on its weight.

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  2. What do the photographs say about you? You capture the details right under your nose, too little to be picked up by most of us who are too lazy to bend, to turn, to sit still. That, and LIGHT. You capture the light, the illuminated corner full of dust that sparkles under your light.

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  3. Someday I'll sit down and watch all the photos of my life.

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