Posts Tagged With: Past

PORTAILS PARALLÈLES

 

“What if, instead of a parallel universe,
there’s a perpendicular universe?”

 

~ Robert Breault ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in August 2018.


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STILL DELUDED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

“A rational army would run away.” 

 

~ Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2018 of street art by Kai.


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FLIGHTS OF FANCY

 

“Some might think that the creativity, imagination,
and flights of fancy that give my life meaning are insanity.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2010.


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RIEN

 

“No one here gets out alive.”

 

~ Jim Morrison ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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MELANCHOLY

 

“But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve…”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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SLICES

 

“I am not interested in a slice of life,
what I want is a slice of the imagination.”

 

~ Carlos Fuentes ~

 

000 slices 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2015.


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FOSSILIZED INSTANCES

 
“Though we are made of memories,
we live only in the here and now.”

 

~ Sue Halpern ~

 

000 fossilized instances

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2021.


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TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2016.


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MY WOODEN FACE

 

“A mask tells us more than a face.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2016.


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NO ROOM FOR RAINBOWS

 

“The color of truth is gray.”

 

~ Andre Gide ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2010.


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THE DISTANCE OF MYTH

 

“For time is the longest distance between two places.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken from the summit of one of the Peaks Of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia in the summer of 1977.


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THE CUSP OF A DREAM

 

“Life is perhaps best regarded as a bad dream between two awakenings.”

 

~ Eugene O’Neill ~

 

Digitally realised painting developed from an image first created in September 1976.


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NO MEANING

 

“Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2019.


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ONE DAY LESS

 

 

“But dare rather to quit the platform,
plunge into the sublime seas,
dive deep, and swim far…”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

Digitally enhanced painting created in May 2012.


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THIN AROUND CAUSE

 

“We postulate that time is thin around the cause
and dense around the effect.”

 

~ Nikolai Kozyrev ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Seine taken in Paris in May 2011.


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WHAT WE WANT TO SEE

 

“We are always remaking history.
Our memory is always
an interpretive reconstruction of the past,
so is perspective.”

 

~ Umberto Eco ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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NO FUTURE FOR FOOLS

 

“The past is always tense, the future perfect.”

 

~ Zadie Smith ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2015.


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THIS YEAR OF PLAGUE

 

“Both of us victims of the same twentieth-century plague.

Not the Black Death, this time; the Gray Life.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Autumn 2001.


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GOLDEN FLEECE

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

~ Anne Sexton ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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UP TO OUR ASHES

 

“Love. Of course, love.
Flames for a year, ashes for thirty.”

 

~ Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1983.


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