This dwelling seemed practically ready to host oddsandlens, and it made me come back here, to make sure the virtual residence had all the letters still in place. The last post of this (very modestly productive) year had to honour the place – at the Southern tip of Louisiana – that was so generously offering […]
Taken at the very beginning and at the very end of the same walk, these photos seem to build up to a story. A story about two captive sunflowers, looking for the sun, and about the sun, itself fenced behind clouds, sending them a message of hope at the end of the day.
Quai de l’Hôtel-de-Ville, le 20 avril 2019. Alors que les regards des passants se dirigent vers Notre-Dame blessée, le soleil fait briller, tout près, une toile d’araignée, discrètement tissée à l’arrière d’une boîte de bouquiniste. Elle semble elle-même très frêle – peut-être le poids des métaphores auxquelles elle s’est exposée en choisissant pareille demeure y […]
Série chromatique hivernale dans les environs du marché Maisonneuve
“Bayonne, 1937”, this time. In the same old photo album which inspired my last post, Photomaton, I noticed a series of photos, obviously taken in the same settings, but dialoguing as well through a touching detail: the photographer’s shadow is visible on each one of them. The two friends photographed each other in the same spots. […]
As the Seine took over its embankments, with trees metamorphosing into aquatic plants, the urban landscape became the site of an experiment for passers-by: how can one be in the center of the metropolis and yet on unfamiliar territory?