-Biographical Fragments & Formative Encounters-
[Not necessarily in chronological order]
Born during inauspicious times.
My father was born at the epicenter of one of the most tragic & bloodied battles of World War One.
– Jazz, Albert Camus & Richard Wright.
A whole new world opens up its doors.
– The Postage Stamp as a Lesson Plan.
Despite its minimalism, it fosters an irresistible invitation to voyage.
– Gothic Architecture
Shaping the stones to rise towards the Sacred.
– Italian Neo-realism
Movies with a cause.
– A summer in Normandy.
Country Life. The farm yard.
– Channeling the Sun King.
During High School, a summer job at the Château of Versailles.
– The Landscape as Aesthetics.
Childhood spent roaming the Impressionists’ playground
– The Postcard
The postcard, a tweet before Twitter.