Invisible Presence

© Matthew Word Bain

any single image is a frame
that excludes more than it includes
and yet, we can imagine what else is here
what is the story behind this telescopic handler
sitting aloof with its trailer in this bare lot?
walk around the corner of the building
and a whole new story emerges
which provides context
and thus makes everything clear
but which is invisible to us in this frame
not so much esoteric as it is simply obscured
it is still present. doesn’t…

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purveyor of stochastic resonance | pilgrim of blur | describing diaphaneity by way of ambiguity | https://www.patreon.com/matthewwordbain

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purveyor of stochastic resonance | pilgrim of blur | describing diaphaneity by way of ambiguity | https://www.patreon.com/matthewwordbain

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