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Anthology: Ten Years of TQ – Lorraine Anne Davis

Robert Stivers, Head with Open Mouth, 1995 Lorraine and I met in a small town outside of Florence, Italy while attending a yoga seminar with Dona Holleman. Since, we've hiked the Alps, Spa'd in Gstaad, swam the Limmat in Zurich, rang church tower bells in Boston, walked Canyon Road Farolito Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, attended Manon at the Royal Opera House in London, killed it NYC with Renee Fleming and Andre Previn at Carnegie Hall, touched down in Texas and burned the museum floors – hundreds of times in countless in cities. Lorraine is more than an expert in the field of photography she is a master whose comprehensive lecture series on the history of portraiture in photography, "The Famous, The Infamous and the … [Read more...]

The Specious Present

The Photography of Alison Rosstier – Time is deceptive. It is always hiding something. The present is so fleeting that only the past and future may be comprehended. The nano-second of immediate event perception, the “specious present” is understood only in reflection. Every moment of consciousness is spent processing what has just past while constantly anticipating the future. The brain must contextualize each thought to make sense of the world, time-traveling relentlessly in an information-saturated world that threatens to overwhelm  the ceaseless internal dialogue that defines us to ourselves. “Time isn’t like the other senses. Sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing are relatively easy to isolate in the brain. They have … [Read more...]