pedro meyer

Pedro Meyer’s touching and elegiac remembrance of his parents has been reissued in various digital versions, twenty years after its initial publication as a CD-ROM. “I Photograph To Remember” reminds me of John Berger’s precious collection of essays in ‘Hold Everything Dear’, where, in talking about his friend Juan Muñoz and poet Nazim Hikmet, he writes:

…finishing with: “A reel of scotch tape stirred by a draught from a window is sometimes enough to move mountains.”

Mr. Pedro Meyer, thank you for your reel of scotch tape and draught, all lovingly laid out in one swirl. And as always, thank you Mr. Berge for always reminding us of the magical brevity of photos.