Basic Significance

Permafrost, land that has been frozen continually for two or more consecutive years, is made up of layer upon layer of decayed plants, animals, and other organic and inorganic materials.  Almost a quarter of all land in the Northern Hemisphere is underlaid with permafrost.  However, as the Earth's surface warms, the permafrost melts and releases the previously buried matter to the surface. The layers of once living materials are exposed and released back into the present. These photographs were generated by my thoughts of how a disruption on the surface released the past.  I saw the land as a metaphor for memory.  These photographic are made in two different versions.  The smaller prints, shown below, measure 13" x 38" and are printed on one piece of paper.  The longest scroll consists of the same image that has been broken down into section then reassembled through sewing  to create a one long scroll like image measuring 19" x 58". There are examples of these in the installation section of this gallery.

 
Transitory As Clouds Without Substance
Transitory As Clouds Without Substance

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Transitory As Clouds Without Substance
Transitory As Clouds Without Substance

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Indifference To The Truth
Indifference To The Truth

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

modern atlas
modern atlas
Earth Danced Under A Hear Haze
Earth Danced Under A Hear Haze

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Day Stood Distinct In The Sky
Day Stood Distinct In The Sky

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Who Should Ask Foregiveness?
Who Should Ask Foregiveness?

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

True None The Less
True None The Less

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Awe And Reverence
Awe And Reverence

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Spatial Anxiety
Spatial Anxiety

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Majesty Of Despair
Majesty Of Despair

Color photograph. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together to make one scroll that measures 19" x 52" . Also available 13" x 38" without sewing. 2018

Installation View
Installation View

Installation view of (left to right) Majesty Of Despair, Transitory As Clouds Without Substance, and Earth Danced Under A Hear Haze. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together and hung on wooden dowels to make one long scroll that measures 19" x 52" . 2018

Installation View
Installation View

nstallation view of (left to right) Majesty Of Despair, Transitory As Clouds Without Substance, and Earth Danced Under A Hear Haze. Each final image is made form 4 - 19" x 13" photographs sewn together and hung on wooden dowels to make one long scroll that measures 19" x 52" . 2018

Installation View
Installation View

Framed 13" x 38" version of (left to right) Atlas and Majesty Of Despair. 2019

Installation View
Installation View

Day Stood Distinct In The Sky and Earth Danced Under A Hear Haze (left to right) 13" x 19" versions hung with wooden dowels and circular hooks. 2012

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