Photographs with Text

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In my teens, I started painting and writing. Pop Art, Op Art, and the beginnings of Conceptual Art were everywhere. Psychedelia either added or confused things, depending on how one addressed that series of artistic and personal choices. Because of the artistic pre-occupation with ‘media’, it was inevitable that images and words mixed into interesting yet homogenous ways. Consider this …

Feeling a little frustrated

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There is some kind of irony in the fact that, just as I (and others) feel that I am making some real breakthroughs in the imagery for my project, I feel rather overwhelmed by it all. I have known from the beginning that re-visiting Cambodia would unleash several genies from several bottles. It was never as simple as creating a …