Post Portraiture

December 10, 2014 6:37 PM

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When something is removed sometimes there can be trace evidence of its presence. The outline on a bare wall where a painting hung for decades, the impression left in a rug where a chair has sat for weeks, a blurred circle on a tabletop where a glass stood for moments. For this instance that which is left behind are thumbtacks upon the surface of telephone poles on any given street.

Sometimes they map out the four corners of the post they once held, often times they sit alone with no visual identifier of their place or the information they were once charged with presenting. The act of tacking a bill to a wall dates back thousands of years and somehow it remains common practice ...

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