Rummaging through one’s archives is a good thing to do now and again. It helps you see what changes there have been both in your photography and in your soul. I was fascinated to see how my perception of the world and life itself has evolved since so many realities
I heard a song while going through my photographs and these three seemed to fit the mood of the song. Portami via… Soundtrack: Fabrizio Moro “Portami via” (click here to listen)
“You think too much, Elisabeth,” he said. “Don’t think. Feel.” [S. Jae-Jones “Wintersong”] I think too much as well. Even in Venezia. A Nordic kind of trait that one, I suppose. It is ingrained in us over here from the get go. However this time I am ready to feel.
What do you see? An empty square with a lonely bench? A water mirror reflecting true ageless beauty? Or perhaps a border between two worlds? A portal connecting the mundane world with the surreal one where dreams are reality? The choice is yours…
“Perhaps everything lies in knowing what words to speak, what actions to perform, and in what order and rhythm; or else someone’s gaze, answer, gesture is enough; at that moment, all spaces change, all heights, distances; the city is transfigured, becomes crystalline, transparent as a dragonfly.” [Italo Calvino “Invisible cities”]
“Don’t you know that a midnight hour comes when everyone has to take off his mask? Do you think life always lets itself be trifled with? Do you think you can sneak off a little before midnight to escape this?” [Søren Aabye Kierkegaard]