Installation in progress.
I was reading W.G. Sebald’s, The Rings of Saturn, and came across a passage where he speaks of two Persian friars who had brought the first eggs of the silkworm from China.
They haunted me for years before I could finally place them… small, darkly coloured, murky photographs of the night sky.
“you don’t have any ideas, you start making work without an idea, I always have an idea before I begin making a piece”
Saturday October 17. Reciprocity: The large camera and the studio wall, is one of three ‘open studio’ events that Trudi Lynn Smith and I staged in order to invite dialogue around a project that we had been working on involving photography and the studio space at 562 Fisgard Street.