My most recent collage, “Sleep and Forgetting.” The title is from William Wordsworth’s “Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood.”
The original is sold, but the work is available as an archival print mounted on stained wood panel.
“Sleep and Forgetting” is now uploaded to my website’s Gallery 5, “Afterimages of History.” Click the image to link to the gallery:
I just added the collage below to the “Americana” gallery of my website
The alternating strips are stills from two different films noirs
. When I was researching the genre for this project, I found a lavishly illustrated book of film noir
posters. Some were in monochromatic half-tones, which inspired me to tint the two stills as a way to allude to this type of poster as well as to contrast the alternating strips. I had tried several combinations of images, but the arrangement of these two seemed to allow a mysterious and compelling interaction between the characters and shadows.
Thanks to Derrick Tyson for referring me to his wonderful collages—below are some of my favourites You can see more of Tyson’s photos and collages here