This series examines the relationship between nightfall and “non-places”. The term non-place, which is credited to the French Anthropologist Marc Augé, refers to a transient space that holds little to no significance. These “non-places” are areas where human beings remain anonymous to people they may encounter. Examples of non-places may include gas stations, stores, and parking lots. By photographing at night and using long exposure techniques, I allow a still, yet ominous quality to envelop these photographs. The absence of life after dark in these scenes acts as a symbol for the absence of significance tied to these spaces during the day. Throughout making this work, I became more fascinated by the idea that a “non-place” is determined by the anonymity and loneliness that is occupied by humans in a space.
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