Monument Valley Avant Garde
I make it my challenge to photograph well known locations – icons as some people call them – in a new way. This is one of the reasons behind the ‘avant garde’ part of the title. While I also photograph little known locations, I find it inspirational to photograph locations that are well known. The challenge of seeing a location photographed by many with fresh eyes is a challenge that gives me motivation to create images that have not been done before, images that fit within a tradition while at the same time challenging this tradition. The rebellious spirit that motivates this approach is part of my work. It is assotiated with a focus on form and color, both of which are modified at will to fit my vision.
We visit this location during our Navajoland Workshop. Here is next year’s Workshop description: