Authoring a blog made me internalize the scroll format. As a way of establishing order, the virtual scrolling helps to systematize the river of images that floods my mind, even as I work within the constraints of the codex format.

linearity at random. photographs and stencils, parallelisms from the street on archer paper. soft cover, edition of 101.

Pathern” is an attempt to make narrative out of one such ever-flowing river of randomness. Out in the bike path, the manholes I surveyed and portrayed in film do not form much of a coherent message, neither do they engage in rhythmic dialogues of continuity and discontinuity. The human element underneath the asphalt does not emerge systematically to passerby eyes, either.

But I had to do something with them. I had to.

back pages and bisections

tech specs:

Year: 2009; Dimensions: 20.3 x 20.3 cm (8×8”); Edition: 101; Price: $350
Materials: Arches paper, wire; Medium: letterpress, stencils, tipped-in RC photographs

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