GYRE SERIES

These photographs bring together in one space the hostile presence of plastic detritus and familiar bits of nature. Leaves and flowers, wood, shells, bones, and stones are intertwined with all kinds of plastic trash. The strangely beautiful net bags, ropes and beach plastic, household litter, and plastic food boxes have been gathered from several countries and scattered through these pictures. Vivid colors and black add to the tension, as does the almost unbearable beauty of the plants.

 

Turning and Turning in the Widening Gyre

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
The blood-dashed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

The Second Coming
W.B. Yeats, 1919

 

 

 

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GYRE, 2017, Digital C Print, 30x32   MOOSE BONES, 2017, Digital C Print, 28x20   CRAB BOXES, 2017, Digital C Print, 30x35   ZUCCHINI LEAVES, 2017, Digital C Print, 30x36   LILIES, 2017, Digital C Print, 39x30   NET BAGS, 2017, Digital C Print, 30x39   GARDEN, 2017, Digital C Print, 30x40