"I saw a man pursuing the horizon..."
~ The Black Riders; Stephen Crane
horizon defines our immediate limits and our world view.
But instead of the effortless, ephemeral expanse of
the natural, constructed horizons of concrete and steel
create absolute barriers. Instead of a boundless palette
of meadows and mountains, urban horizons seem empty
ability to coexist with nature is spotty; what does
that say about our species as a part of nature herself?
These images present a stand-off, evenly divided between
the patterned rigidity of man-made and the random organic
of nature. Itís the ability of both halves to simultaneously
oppose and complement one another that makes them beautiful.
look to any horizon, man-made or natural, for inspiration
and perspective. City dwellers leave behind much of
the natural world, yet we canít leave behind our need
for that which the horizon provides. We still pursue