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Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes by Tom Persinger

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The role of the artist I now understood as that of revealing through the world-surfaces the implicit forms of the soul, and the great agent to assist the artist was the myth.1

Joseph Campbell

SYNTHESIZING CENTURIES

John Metoyer

I feel it important to put the pieces as a whole into a digestible context, and then explain how I focus on the individual image rather than on a grandly engineered, conscious process of creating a single vision. In the most grandiose of terms, I am attempting to create and document a fabricated world that exists on the margins of our day-to-day reality. I know. I rolled my eyes too when I read that last statement, but this is simply an explanation of my thought processes as I work on an individual image or small series. ...

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