Tuesday, January 16, 2018
I have been working on a collection of images that I call "Sigils of Suburbia." When I look down on many of the more modern housing developments, I am struck by the carefully asymmetrical curves of their roads and cul-de-sacs. Envisioning them without their houses, reduced to only their fundamental tarmac brushstrokes, I see calligraphy, pictograms, runes. To me, this one speaks of organic growth: a complex flower bud with tendrils uncurling above and leaves extending of its stem below.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Once US Airways had become sufficiently digested by American Airlines, we got a third connection out of Iowa City and I have started to have flights routed through the Charlotte, North Carolina airport. It's not really as small as this shot makes it look: this is just their spidery small-planes terminal, where flights to places like Iowa park.