Remember to think about the picture and imagine what is going on before looking at what I wrote. No two people will imagine the same thing. That would be weird.
Really weird this time! I blundered into this photograph (ouch!) somewhere on the web, undoubtedly while researching some subject for something I'm writing. (That's my story and I'm sticking to it.)
If the photograph had a caption, it provided no title for the work or any other hint about what I was looking at. So I decided I was looking at something that was shiny... and what an interesting shape...
If we study an ambiguous picture or a three-dimenional shape long enough and if we remember we're not looking for the right answer*, our personal "Swiss Army Knife" will click into action. We never know what our imaginations will come up with until
This is the first time I've ever studied a picture or an object and was gifted with ...
Well, you'll see.
But first! What did you find?
The slanted crease we thought a passageway is lichen and plants none of us recognize.
Halfway into my dialogue scraps dangling in a "no plot" vacuum, I only knew that I was writing about, "The Mica Keyhole".
What happens next? I doubt I'll ever know. What matters is I can see this scene.
I had to check references before I could post this entry. Fortunately, my browser's "history" file came to the rescue. I glanced through the original website and then chased down some links but found very little detail with regard to Amy Brener's work. To the best of my knowledge Amy Brener hasn't given names to her individual sculptures, but she has provided some interesting
Which of her many works did Ms Brener see as "a marker for an unknown border"? The article doesn't say. Perhaps it was the one pictured at the top of the entry, or the one below or one of the others shown at Alice Occleppo's blog?