What became the title of this work was a phrase from a news interview this week in which a reporter asked, “I know the beginnings of this conflict are lost in the mists of time, but why did this episode happen now”?
The point: behavior often emanates from generations of enculturation, but why are you doing what you’re doing now? Why are you thinking what you’re thinking today? Have we no freer will than a domino in a line of dominos falling in order?
The photographic capture this work is based on contrasts hard architectural lines partially obscured by free-flowing landscape and sunlight. Human dogma against a transcendent flow. With artistic license thrown in. If the shoe fits …
All my life I have had to learn to do things differently. To see the world differently.