Relative Tense, 2018

Fujicolor Superia 35mm Film, scanned
Appx. 1” x 12” (dimensions variable)
The sprockets on my point and shoot camera do not always advance to the next frame correctly, allowing me to make compositional layers of frames that do not follow a traditional structure of time and placement. 

Linguistically speaking, in the case of relative tense, the time reference is construed relative to a different point in time, the moment being considered in the context. In the same way visually, there is a difference in the way “past, present, and future” exists in the image, because time is not linear.




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