Notes, Thoughts, and Observations
‘John Perivolaris just checked your website, I know it's awkward to say it but honestly I can't remember when I did see anything that amateurish and dull, you have no education on photography, you're helpless mate.’
A photograph marks the departure of what is photographed.
The light was a mouth that did not speak - From Nelly Sachs’s poem ‘Then Wrote the Scribe of The Sohar’, in her Selected Poems, trans. by Michael Hamburger (New York, 1967).
I hold instead of a homeland
the metamorphoses of the world -
Nelly Sachs ‘Fleeing’, in her Selected Poems, trans. by Michael Hamburger (New York, 1967).
`The features of a face photographed in motion will reveal, precisely because of their lack of definition, all the ages and states that face has passed through or can expect to experience’ - Esther Kinsky, River.
`Perhaps photographers are drawn to faces because photographs and faces share something in common: although both are instantly engaging, first appearances can be very misleading’ - William A. Ewing, Face: The New Photographic Portrait (2006), p. 73
`Animals have no unconscious, because they have a territory. Men have only had an unconscious since they lost a territory' - Jean Baudrillard.