Buildings are portrayed in this world as illusions, as obstacles, as meditations. They are elusive subjects revealing bits of a greater story, things secret yet familiar, memories felt but indefinite.
The series of images Monolith, is a study of contemporary landscape that treats the built environment of Manhattan as a visceral hardscape, interacting with light and air. Its imagery continues my fascination with how light falls on insentient objects endowing them with animated presence – reactive beyond their tangible design and mass.
The landscape of this inner world disrupts perception and time. We glimpse fragments between buildings, in buildings’ conversations with clouds, in their mutual reflections. Mirages appear – forming new constructions – and dissipate. Some structures block our movement and view of the larger picture, or the farther horizon. They are unyielding, physical and demand deviation.
Occasionally, object and light syncretize and the world appears briefly revealed, potent, one's tiny self clearly reflected. In these captured moments the buildings so rendered seem to direct our journey – like cynosures – through the constellations of the City.