Monthly Archives: July 2011

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 … Continue reading

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Behind the facade, more West Loop

As usual, here’s a map of the day’s walk. Here are the pictures – I’ve been thinking about the categories I mentioned as I shot these, so hopefully this will begin to focus the project somewhat soon.

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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 … Continue reading

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