five persimmon (Diospyros kaki)
five persimmonOctober, 2004. Sewanee, TN.11×14 in. contact print on silver gelatin
I made this photograph around four weeks before the birth of our first child. Now, three and a half years later, we wait for the birth of our second child, with a little less than four weeks to go. Humbly, this photograph was inspired by Mu-ch’i’s exquisite ink drawing, ‘six persimmons’.
Mu Ch’i: Six Persimmons13th century, Japanink on paper(currently at Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Japan)