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My Desk/World

Glass coating rod, platinum-palladium sensitizer, syringe, after coating a sheet of paper. Sunday, printing, thinking, writing… three different work surfaces in the studio, within a few minutes. Time recedes as a pathway, and finding links across ...

Progress from Silence

Desk, while working on ‘From Where Loss Comes’, January, 2019. The image, of young Prisca and Dorcas, is a platinum-palladium print on Reich CT (vellum paper) pasted into a binding. All the photographs were made with 8×10 film. It has ...

Tree. Bell.

Tree. Bell. Adinath Trithankar Jain Mandir, Ajmer, India. November 7, 1995. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (Wyndstone vellum), from original 8×10 negative. My great aunt moved to this temple in her late teens, and remained here as a nun ...

Sunspot, Ranakpur

Sunspot On Floor, Ranakpur Jain Derasar, Ranakpur, Rajasthan, India, November 12, 1995. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (Wyndstone vellum), from original 8×10 negative. There is this matter of style. We think of style as a way of ...

Three Versions of Judas, 3

Three Versions of Judas, 2, Berriedale, Orkney, March, 1984. (printed 1984). Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (Van Gelder simili japon) from original 18×24 cm negative. View full scan or detail

Three Versions of Judas, 1

Three Versions of Judas, 1, Berriedale, Orkney, March, 1984. (printed 1984). Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (Van Gelder simili japon) from original 18×24 cm negative. Borges was an oracular historian.  When I read his short story, Three ...

Scans from Prints 75

 Medals for the Gladiator, (ii), Berriedale, Orkney, 1984. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Van Gelder simili japon) from original 18x24cm inch negative. This is the second (right-hand) part of a diptych. The first part ...

Scans from Prints 73

 Campsite for the non-citizen: working detail, Berriedale, Orkney, 1984. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Van Gelder simili japon) from original 18x24cm negative. …and there are times when I think I am an intentionally bad ...