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I remember, 30 years ago, at “the Photography Place” in Philadelphia, admiring an archival clam shell box, 11 x 14 x 2 inches,  covered in navy blue fabric, thinking that it would be a perfect place to store photographs I imagined making…  But, of course, it cost way too much money, and I didn’t have the prints to fill it…

Today, a box arrived in Spokane, containing many (not quite all) of the photographs I have made since then.  It is not covered in navy blue fabric–as a matter of fact, it was covered with a fine layer of dried mud from it’s trip down the Alcan highway.  DSC01356-2

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    • Marvin Falk
    • Posted March 7, 2013 at 12:33 am
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    That is one densely packed pile of stuff, remembering your comments as you packed it. It gives pause. We may need to make new arrangements ourselves as getting up and down the hill from our house to the garage may soon become impossible for one of us. Stuff rules our lives, especially what we created ourselves. Forget cars and furniture. Maturity seems to involve accumulations within us that is somehow attached to objects — collections of images, book collections…


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