Over the Summer of 2018, I photographed 43 rolls of film throughout several backpacking trips, a road trip that carved a circle through Colorado, and miscellaneous human places in which I discovered symbols of nature.  

I waited to develop the film for three months. My intention was to help parse out the conceptual distinctions (if there were any) between humans and nature. 

What I discovered was fragmentation, distortion, alienation, and a barrage of signs in the social world that represent nature but leave it out in its true form. Although fraught with its own critiques, when I felt more immersed in nature I couldn’t help but notice feelings of wholeness. 

This project was aided by the Miller Arts Scholars Rising 3rd Year Grant that I was awarded in May of 2018. 
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