Here is the all new Ryan McGinley Purple Book, a special edition that documents and shares the process of his cross-country trips of the last decade. I think it’s very sentimental.
“Life is just more exciting with a camera in my hand. Taking pictures feels right, more right than anything else in life. I have to respect and honor the insanity of it all. Photography is where we live. I’m going if you’re going. This is the road trip. This is how we do it. Join the circus and run away from home. The journey is the destination.” RM
I’ve got incredible respect for his work, vision, character and life. Forever young and kind, and on the move for the better.
Let me introduce you to MAUVESTEAK, a new collaborative project for which I will reveal more this fall ! Stay tuned, it’s thriving of visual treasures, avant-garde art, and the best of fashion that’s shaped 20th century. It’s going to be wild.
Deeply in love with this book; “Pollard” by Laura Beatty.
“Witness, it whispers, its leaves interlocking, witness the change. On the cut timber, stacked in pyramids down the felled rides, you can count the years. Trees keep time inside out, and in circles. But the wood’s older than that. We are still growing, the trees tell each other. Despite everything. We are still working with water and with light. Breathing with many mouths. Balancing with exactness, and without thinking, the ratio of roots to shoot, calculating dieback. Witness, the trees say, as the years go by. There are no similarities between a man and a tree. As far as we can see.”
Lately, I have been ‘locked’ in my room, in order to finish the reading, writing and editing that my masters’ dissertation requires. I am submitting it in less than a month and the days keeps flying. Though, I just took this picture of these books that I have recently loved and found really useful throughout my research on avant-garde filmmaking. If you are interested in the subject too, just dive into them; they talk about light moving in time and films that were made as poems.