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5.23.2010

New Song Sunday - Don't Touch


'liminality' by tracy yarkoni
"The liminal state is characterized by ambiguity, openness, and indeterminacy. One's sense of identity dissolves to some extent, bringing about disorientation. ..." (wikipedia)

Shot with Canon AE-1 on 35mm film at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. These three shots were long exposures (a few seconds each) which I overlapped in Photoshop, matching up the lines of the escalators. The ghostly bodies appear together from these three separate layers so that they become intertwined. It is difficult to know where one body begins and the other ends. A ghostly limb here, a disembodied face there, solitary people now standing intimately close to one another...



With that in mind, and for the sake of irony, here's the song:

4 comments:

  1. I admire your photoshopping!

    like the song too - being a brit and ancient I've not heard of her before ;-)

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  2. Thanks nifty glad you liked them!! I hadn't heard of her either... but that's my raison d'etre for the 'new song sunday' - I get so sick of listening to the same songs that I make myself find bands/music I've never heard of before ;)

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  3. haha, yes!! thanks for stopping by Jane -- good to *see* you ;)

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