I am interested in the subtle differences between pondering, reflection, meditation, rumination and when these seemingly harmless contemplations turn to a more decidedly negative, and often detrimental, dwelling.
I am intrigued by the dual meaning of the word dwelling. How the "mental state" of dwelling is seen as definitively negative, but the "home" dwelling is at definition neutral but in reality holds the potential for both positive and negative associations.
This series of photographs uses physical dwellings made from materials that, along with their environments, suggest a state of contemplation.
When the Bough Breaks
Green House Effect
What Came Before
We All Fall Down
Go Forth and Multiply
Seen But Not Heard
What Once Was
The Matter of Time
Dust to Dust
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SPEakOp (SPE Opinion) is a series of think-pieces.