Wednesday, January 11, 2012

invisibility ii

Invisible people?  Invisible purpose to picture?  No ... invisible blue light, because its bulb is out, or whatever.  A dusk image of a police station on Vermont, which looks curiously sinister (I continue my theme about invisibility's connection to dread and menace), in part because of the absence of any activity, not to mention the unmistakable deadness of the tree in the center.  It's also an image that I like precisely because of its banality, and its complete absence of any pretense to aesthetic gratification.  Ah, but invisibility isn't the same as absence, I know ...

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