Vital Signs Series
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Cowries, oil on gelatin silver print, montage with antique envelope, 16 x 20 inches, 1998
reflection of intersections of events, places, and times as
well as influences of the past, the unknown, and chance is
the overriding concern of Vital Signs.
come to value the relationships of seemingly unrelated
things. I trust, though don’t always recognize, influences
beyond our western, cause-and-effect, linear reckoning. The
intersections of the universal and the personal and of time
and place can have tremendous significance. Influences
unseen and beyond my time—those of ancestors and natural
forces and intersecting cultures—provide markers.
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