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In this series of black and white Polaroids it is unclear what precisely is happening in each image; it is only clear that something is happening… Read More
In this series of black and white Polaroids it is unclear what precisely is happening in each image; it is only clear that something is happening. Close inspection of the images reveals that each event depicted took place in the same area and was photographed from a similar vantage point. The passive facts presented by each Polaroid do not tell a complete story but seem like they do, inviting speculation and interpretation. This potential for interpretation allows fictional events to be constructed out of real events. The juxtaposition of these Polaroids when displayed together in pairs expands and directs this narrative potential while subtle differences in details like the weather and objects cast suspicion on the truth of the connections created by these groupings. Real events take on a staged quality as the Polaroids provide evidence not for what did happen but for what did not. Read Less
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