I want to be the sun and the tiles, the skin and the weather, architecture, seeing, and cultural history.
Comparison images for diets, acne medicine, and other cosmetic applications often will have the “before” shot in black and white and
the “after” in colour.
THE PLUMBER & THE COOK
We arrive at the restaurant. It has an open kitchen centrally in the main space with a bunch of good looking, mostly male chefs and sous chefs in full attire acting out their well known ritual with just enough speed to convey a thrilling atmosphere of urgency.
MAISON DE REGRET
More than merely being the stuff of civilization, the photographic image as well as money are the ultimate translators of everything that constitutes our world.
We look at everything with photography. When we see a black piece of marble, often used in wet spaces and at memorial sites—bathrooms, kitch- ens, and graves—we notice its glossiness.
SWALLOW SWALLOW SPIT
Sundays spent on mattresses, wrapped in blankets watching animal planet. Watching birds sitting on
the leathery surface of elephants. On the armour-like skin of rhinos.
BUONGIORNO SIGNOR COURBET
The other day I needed to pee. I went into a Starbucks in the East Village and immediately noticed that it
was uncharacteristically quiet.
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