untitled (Roissey, France, #5060) copyright 2013 Douglas Stockdale
Yesterday, I had reflected that this project was being developed with using a Topographic style, but hopefully not as severe as the coldly objective and sterile viewpoint of Bernd and Hilla Becher. Nevertheless, I am pushing forward an objective and neutral viewpoint that is not peopled, but diffidently contains references to humanity via the industrial man-made & altered landscape.
I am attempting to use photography to accurately describe a place as well as a certain set of technological artifacts in a neutral way. I am also deferring to a systematic way of presentation that underlies and I hope is metaphoric of my technological subject. In a sense this is also a survey of a specific type of technology.