“Introducing my camera into these private environments invites my viewers to an open conversation around intimacy and power. The car is a setting that enables us to satisfy the craving to be romantically or sexually intimate. It’s a place where we can fulfill the desire for these private moments[.]”
Early in Fortieth Parallel is included a photograph of Humboldt Sink in Nevada with the word “NOW” etched across the smooth sloping, sun-bleached plain. The difference between the nonpermanent quality of newsprint on which the image is printed versus photographs made by O’Sullivan to be included in a photographic archive is not lost while looking at this photograph and I consider what in fact it means to live in the present.
Strant is beginning a new series titled Pictures Without Words–the idea being the desire for as much intersubjective agreement as possible. Submissions deadline is 01/31/17. The series will begin publication early 2017 with Pictures Without Words, Volume 001.
Family Faith Food is a culmination of three online issues from Strant Magazine published over the course of 2015. Each issue considered family, faith, and food individually. Family Faith Food coalesces the three online issues into one print publication and reconsiders how the three topics inform one another.