I came, I saw—therefore I was

This ongoing series explores the relationship between “seeing” and “being”.

Perception—the act of witnessing the world—is probed as a an elemental act anchoring a basic degree of “being”, all within an environment which is inescapably subjective.

If you feel this sounds abstract, welcome to the club. I’m still figuring it out—that’s why I’m taking these pictures. The camera allows us to delve into the complexity of things before we can try to make sense of them with words. Below is what I came up with so far, asking questions about what happens, or what is, when we see.