Nude Descending Staircase (Variant) by Gjon Mili, 1942
Involución #11 and #4 by Rafael Navarro, 1976
“A blonde girl is bent over a poem. With a pencil sharp as a lancet she transfers the words to a blank page and changes them into strokes, accents, caesuras. The lament of a fallen poet now looks like a salamander eaten away by ants. When we carried him away under machine-gun fire, I believed that his still warm body would be resurrected in the word. Now as I watch the death of the words, I know there is no limit to decay. All that will be left after us in the black earth will be scattered syllables. Accents over nothingness and dust.” —
Zbigniew Herbert, “Episode in a Library,” trans. Czeslaw Milosz
From Mandala Zukan by Yoshiichi Hara, 1988
While we are on the subject of history and giving thanks, here is one of the very first images I took with this technique. I am thankful for having people to inspire and encourage and assist me in this adventure.
Untitled by Lisa Sieczka
Roma by Arian Behzadi
Untitled / [v.2] by Hans Proppe
with you inside me comes the knowledge of my death by jenny holzer (+)
How To Sleep by Gjon Mili, New York, 1943
1. Model lying on back demonstrating tense breathing that produces rapid chest expansion causing blurred image.
2. Stroboscopic image of model lying on back & dropping arm w. fingers held in tense position during sleep.
3. With forearm tensed model shows tense way of dropping hand.
Barry Ryan for ZOOM 47, October 1977
Antonia Wagner-Strauss - Statisch Ruhelos, 2012-2013