I’m driven by the notion that the person’s future work is already embedded in their past work.
Our job then, professionally and personally, is to look at our past work and find that vein of gold and mine it. Our future work has always been there, waiting.
These cyanotypes represent a time capsule of 27 artworks created during 2010 - 2011 when I started my artist journey (more will be uploaded over time). I slowly realized that there might be something in the images, but that something I couldn’t fully articulate.
If my supposition is true, then this artwork already shows the themes, motifs, and stories I will explore in the future.
Every person has one story to tell. What is yours?
I just posted an art project entitled Archaeology. I’m intrigued by the idea that everyone has one story to tell, and that he tells this story over and over again in many different variations in future work. Photographer Gregory Crewdson said this in an interview once,