Stephanie Barber is a writer-in-residence at M|I|C/A.
For this project she paired fragmented musings on the human condition with a pile of found photographs.
"The conceptual dissonance of the prideful/shameful coveting we engage in when feeling… is weighed against the intense desire we have to share and trade, unite, and transcend the intensity that privacy exacerbates. This is why the humans try. And why there is a word lonesome. And also why there is such a thing as a camera. The way it seems to promise a pause or the miracle of another’s perspective... With its so many metaphors and its dangerous and tantalizing suggestion that experience can be shared, made public. “Remember it was sort of sunny? Remember you turned away and at just that moment Suzie saw the bird fly through the rainbow? Remember how sad and angry you were at having missed it? See how sad and angry you were? Look.'"
Read more here. A cool blog with more found photos. And another. And another.
among many, many others.