Category Archives: Photography

DREAMSCAPES

I continued to experiment with altering analog photographs (see my series: African Memories). I call the new series “Dreamscapes”.  First I cause physical changes in (old) photographs, (processes which can take a long time), then I scan them and finish … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MEMORIES, pt 4

I want to conclude the year with another selection from my “African Memories” project. This started when I found some old pictures from a journey in Africa which had suffered water damage. They inspired me to experiment, to speed up … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING SANDY

Yesterday it was five years ago that superstorm Sandy came to town. To celebrate the anniversary , the weather gods regaled us to another storm. But it was just a soft breeze compared to Sandy’s brutal power.  What has happened … Continue reading

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MY BEAUTIFUL ECLIPSE

This is a continuation of my series “African Memories”. I post it now on the occasion of tomorrow’s solar eclipse which made me think of the eclipse of february 16, 1980. Northern Tanzania was an ideal place to witness the … Continue reading

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TWO ARTISTS IN VENICE

I admire very much the work of Mark Bradford, which occupies the US pavilion at the Venice biennal this year. Like a great composer finds the right notes, Bradford virtuously plays with colors and lines . Like me, he often … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MEMORIES, part 2

Here are some more distorted memories of Africa. As usual, you can click on the image to see it larger, then you also see the title (although in most cases, it’s a provisional one). I still have a lot more … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MEMORIES

Not long before we came to America, we traveled in Tanzania. When, much later, I looked at a photo-album of that trip, I discovered that several of the pictures had suffered serious water damage. Others may have been dismayed at … Continue reading

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