Boston-based photographer Liam MacCormack interrogates the so-called majesty of the pure world and questions whether or not the concept of a “majestic panorama” ended with that very try to outline it:
“The panorama has lengthy been mythologized as an area of non secular reverence. A spot the place one can develop into overwhelmed by the sweetness and perfection of the pure world. Those that outlined these areas known as this expertise “majesty”. By inserting definitions and constraints comparable to this on the land, it has altered not solely the psyche of the panorama however the panorama itself.”
Getting down to expertise these revered areas for himself, what MacCormack finds as a substitute is “shrouded in simulacra, present in a state of ambiguity.” That’s, photographs that defy (quite than dwell as much as) definition. See extra from “Shores of Heaven” beneath.
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