I am reading Geoff Dyer’s wonderful book about photography ‘The Ongoing Moment’. On pages 45 – 50 he speaks of Diane Arbus and Brassai and discusses the seen and the unseen. Coincidentally that’s the second to last exercise set on this wonderful site https://fiftytwopoetry.wordpress.com/ – week 43 ‘The Unseen’. (The poem I wrote from it is in raw mode, awaiting a process of polishing). And there I was rainy yesterday, when the misted-over window of the florist shop came into view…
Performer and theatremaker Peta Lily has been taking photographs for the last five years. Her aesthetic has been to use her iPhone camera to capture the world close up and with an immediacy that is both surprising and moving.