Still Life

These dry, whimsical photographs were made with domestic objects or in domestic settings and are intentionally open-ended narratives. The figurative language within the pictures makes referenced to the human figure. Objects are repeated within the series in order to create a formal dialogue between photographs. There were a number of conceptual and formal influences, here are a few: cartoons produced by Frederick Quimby, Roland Barthes' essay The Rhetoric of the Image, Alfred Hitchcocks's movies, tale top photography, prose poetry, literary nonsense and animism.