I continue to explore the photogesture (inspired by Abstract Expressionism) which began with my February show. These new images are monochrome and printed on metallic paper which enhances their abstract quality. They express my experience of living in NYC, a series of love poems.
With these images I continue to explore the photo-gesture, inspired by the Abstract Expressionist concept. Shutter speeds between half a second and 6 seconds enable the gesture. I then further abstract the image by removing color, manipulating the remaining tonal range and printing on metallic paper.
The images are my love poems for New York City, where I have lived and changed for 27 years. I arrived as a migrant and will perhaps leave as a ghost. In the meantime I document the process of living by creating evidence of a life.
The Chilean director Raúl Ruiz wrote that Truth is unspeakable because it takes time for us to tell it and Time has a habit of making us change our minds. This is why I make photographs.