Behind the facade, first distillation

I started playing around with the images I shot yesterday, in an attempt to reach for the gist of what has been attracting me to these spaces. The first thing that came to mind is to distill them by dropping all color information, including tone. I lost some of them in the process, but I […]

Project categories

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m thinking of continuing the alley project by analyzing various aspects of what makes the alleys so fascinating. I’ve been thinking of a number of possibilities. Here’s the initial list: Platforms (decks, porches, balconies, etc.) Barriers (fences, warning signs) Cul de sacs (spaces between buildings, cubby holes of various types) Materiality […]