“It is not the object described that matters, but the light that falls on it, like that from a lamp in a distant room.
'Person to person' by Duane Michals, 1974
Even now, when he thought of her, it was her body that he missed. He wanted to touch her.
(Source: ofaida, via ratak-monodosico)
Eugene Atget (1857-1927).
“Subject to the idiosyncrasies of the psyche and the logic of the unconscious, emotional experience and the memory of it demand and produce an unusual archive, one that frequently resists the coherence of narrative or that is fragmented and ostensibly arbitrary. Memories can cohere around objects in unpredictable ways, and the task of the archivist of emotion is thus an unusual one.