Doug Rice’s An Erotics of Seeing is a gift of observation. A peek through a crack.
A breeze. Makes it hard to keep your your eyes open. Makes tears fall.
My response: a practice of seeing.
A Saturday morning walk through the streets of México City.
“The longer you live, the more you die.”
What you see becomes you.
Find questions in the image.
Is the after more real than the before?
Can an image offer proof?
“We are playing with desires that disappear.”
We rediscover agony, rediscover joy.
“Imagine light without shadows,” he said. “Imagine such a light. You can’t, can you? What’s that tell you?”
“Time does not heal all wounds; if man is not careful, time erases wounds.”
“Photograph and everything in it becomes quiet.”
“Even though something appears to be visible, it ain’t the truth of the photograph no more.”
“You only see a myth.”
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