Wednesday, September 26, 2012

I've been deconstructing photographs. Taking them apart and arranging them and abstracting them. 
If you remove all of the parts of a photograph, is it no longer sentimental? If you isolate the important parts of a photograph, is it still important?

Photographs are layers and layers and little worlds. 
So, what happens when you peel apart the pieces?


  1. If we believe that «A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know»(Diane Arbus, then it will only be a puzzle of a secrete about a secrete. It would make the secrete even deeper. I believe no one can take the image away. It exists in your head, someone with enough patience or curious enough can put its pieces back together. I like to believe nothing disappears, just changes. No matter how, it's always yours. For me, to deconstruct them is to take them from public to private.

    1. Do you mean, by deconstructing them only the photographer would really "know" them, and so they become private in that way? That's interesting, I was thinking about it more as if deconstructing them abstracted it for myself as well as the public.

      It's so good to hear other people's thoughts about it! I'm really glad you commented.

    2. Hahaha exactly. Wow, I said it in a long way, but you got the essential of what I meant.
      I like the way you think and see things. Your blog is really enjoyable for a silent reader as me :)

    3. I'm glad you enjoy it :) Sometimes I just feel like I'm rambling on and on, haha.


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