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trust in plastic
trust in plastic

just a start of something:
seal, dive, skin, ocean, push, twist, gravity, bouyancy.
UNDERWATER.
first dive with an underwater camera- trusting a plastic and grease housing that worked.
good thing, too, because this camera and i get along.

neue
neue

ok, so this was supposed to be névé,
as in: glacial ice formation.
(because the motor runs cool)
but then they changed it, because they thought it sounded too Frenchy, and they wanted something that was obviously: more Germanic. Which worked with the graphic linguistic semantic and monetary assignation.
I didn’t put it on the wheel.
So: fine.
(the TMs were [...]

electric 4wd
electric 4wd

For KLD Energy. Unlikely to be anything. Good work. Otherwise worthless.
Also did equally pointless work for their promising scooter.
Did I mention that I also did their name and logo for the motor technology itself? And the ‘drive simple?’
(Minus the TMs. Those are pointless obstructions.)
Probably not. That’ll have to come, too.
Oh, yeah. This is one week’s [...]

airports
airports

or: adventures in helvetica, lines, deserts and de-icing, sculpture and signage.
sixteen photos.
2003-2008

desert life from airplane windows
desert life from airplane windows

construction, destruction. california, nevada, mexico, places in between. mountains and mines. farms in water and fields. imposition and reclamation.
2004, 2005.
lots more to come on this one. lots of favorites.
sixteen photos.

stories written in snow
stories written in snow

january 2008.
twelve photos.

flyin
flyin

back home, july 2008.
thanks, dad.
ten photos.

prayer
prayer

..kneeling in a field, as a church made with no hands rises up around them.
(zadie smith, on david foster wallace)
2009

sunrise
sunrise

sketch from an airplane window.
2007.

sphinx
sphinx

sphingidae. sphinx moth, hummingbird moth, hawk moth.
Lepidopterans: the whores of the insect world (viz. David Quammen).  Except for the ones that drink blood.
But those aren’t these.