Light and Shadow in the Grass

Okanagan Okanogan

I promised I would show you some images of a tension I’ve noticed in Western culture. It’s a living tension, that comes in variable forms. First…

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 Shadows of Grass on Stone

… and second …

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Lit Grass Within Shadow

… and a third variation of the same effect …

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… and a fourth …

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Leaf Shading a Leaf

We could go on all day playing with such interwoven images of light and dark. That they are easily viewed as light and shadow is cultural, however. They could as easily be named as two separate forms of light, the light, for example, on the brighter cottonwood leaves below, and the dark on the others …

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… but, really, they are all lit. There is a kind of light cast by the mind (call it naming, if you like), which consolidates understandings of energy by mapping out their recurrence. You can…

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~ by Sable Aradia on September 22, 2014.

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