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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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Tom Reaume

SPE Member since 2016
Member Chapter: International


The Monarch Butterfly is dependent on the Silky Milkweed to complete its life cycle. This conceptual portfolio of 40 images presents the milkweed in various stages of growth in unusual contexts, some with social commentary. My goal is to make Silky Milkweed a little bigger. tr

Young milkweed camouflaged with $20 bills

East wind, rain, 4 placentae

Still life with pods, fence, human rights museum

Milkweed pods, $900 each

Time is running out

Polluted water, depleted topsoil, dying young milkweed

Rite of Spring

Young milkweed sleeping in bus shelter

Trapped at both ends

Waiting by a fire for the next train

The young botanist

Young milkweed, member of the Decay Party

Environmental puzzle

Born to trample

Fragmented habitat

Snapshot of a goddess

Susan's Secrets

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