“The closing walls and the ticking clocks”

Studies have shown that there's a powerful link between scent and memory. I have personally found this to be profoundly true. One breath in and suddenly I'm transported into the past. I have smell triggers. Lilies remind me of funerals. The smell of matches reminds me of burning candles late at night in my room … Continue reading “The closing walls and the ticking clocks”

Constructing identities

I spent some time at the Denver Art Museum last week, and one of the current exhibits is a landscape exhibit which, according to the DAM, will show how various artists have blurred "the distinction between 'observed' and 'constructed' imagery." Observed vs. constructed is an interesting binary. Has the artist who took this simple (yet … Continue reading Constructing identities