I have a strong desire for the hand to express more than the simple reconstruction of fleeting time often depicted in photography. The energy that emanates in our natural surroundings pierces through my exterior senses and into my core being. This intense fervor can not be cast on film alone, but with the use of fire I’ve found a way to re-create the almost metaphysical underpinning of nature, myself and the invisible effervescence around us.
Evanescent Energy is formulated by burning transparency film with an open flame. These damaged transparencies are then scanned, stretched back to the original aspect ratio, and printed.