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Living Organism

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Unnamed Twenty Eight, 2018 — Sidelong :: (click to see more)

In considering ideas for my next project, I’ve been thinking about the city as a living organism or perhaps a living reef. The inert infrastructure is ever morphing from the efforts of us the living inhabitants – we are like the city’s life blood. We come and go, supporting, utilizing, inhabiting as we change and grow the structure of the city to meet our needs.

The perspective of my work on the city to date has been from close proximity – illustrating this concept in detail. Perhaps it’s time to pull back and take a larger view – although I feel the problem will be time scale. My close proximity images have all been short time scale but to properly present the flow in a larger view I’ll need a longer scale – much longer.