American Artifacts

These images bear witness to formerly vital goods and spaces that have been abandoned and left to decay.  The elements are familiar in scenes often noticed but rarely commemorated.  The moment captured by the camera was frozen years, possibly decades, before the shutter released. There is dignity in the perennial, leisurely deterioration.  This work is not an indictment or condemnation, but an observation of the texture and atmosphere.

This is a tactile project with the texture in the presentation continuing the texture in the images.  A plastic Holga film camera collected the scenes and an ink jet printer printed the images on coated watercolor paper.



About Vickie

I wasn't always a morning person.

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