Home in the World; An Apocalyptic Travelogue
Home in the World is a new photographic series inspired and realized
through my travels and travails with my “lonesome cowboy” partner, and our pack
of two animals. In Greek, the word Apocalypse means "lifting of the veil" or
"revelation", and is a disclosure of something hidden from the
majority of mankind in an era dominated by falsehood and misconception.
Home in the World explores our place and displacement out in the
yet-wild parts of the American West and uses forced perspective, tilt-shift
photography and selective blurring as a tool to isolate minute detail within
the grandeur and overwhelming scale of the terrain. Combined in unorthodox
ways, the photography and effects in Home in the World advance an aesthetic created to unveil the hidden
meanings in ordinary things.
Using the framework of a pictorial “travelogue”, Home
in the World posits an imagined post