I created the series out of a newfound love of dialectics, the synthesis of opposites. Where there is light, there is also darkness. With the series, I hope to inspire people that when we’re faced with dark times in life, we can also find the available light.
The daytime half, imbued with warm tones, represents the bustling life of capitalism, while the cool, serene nighttime image symbolizes the unseen beauty, creativity, and exploration that takes a back seat in our work-centric lives. Through these images, I subtly critique the capitalistic society that prioritizes work over art, creativity, and exploration.
[These Polaroids are scanned and enlarged to at least 76.2 cm x 76.2 cm (30''x 30'') individually before framing/being put on display].
The limited edition photo book, "People Are Starting to Notice," was seen in print for the first time in a major museum, at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s bookstore (LACMA) and later placed permanently in their Balch Art Research Library and Archives.