Monday, 24 April 2017

Failures of Presence by Michael C Coldwell


Photograph from Failures of Presence
The Voids at Crossly Ln, Huddersfield by Michael C Coldwell, 2017

Pages from Failures of Presence including essay The Eerie and the Banal

pages continued

pages from Failures of Presence

The trace is not a presence but rather the simulacrum of a presence that dislocates, displaces and refers beyond itself. Jacques Derrida, 1973


Failures of Presence

by Michael C Coldwell

a new photo book is in preparation


The eerie can be characterised as a "failure of absence or by a failure of presence" 
Mark Fisher, The Weird and the Eerie, 2016.  

Failures of Landscape
Failures of Context
Failures of Narrative
Failures of Representation
Failures of Humanity
Failures of Presence

"Through the uncanny, presence is stripped of its reassuring content and "things" are reduced to their shadows" Dylan Trigg, The Memory of Place

This is a book of such shadows.



Coming soon...




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