I’ll be graduating college in May and want to be sure I create photographsÂ even when I no longer have photography classes. I decided a good way to make sureÂ I keep shooting is to start a 52-week photo challenge.
Each week I will takeÂ a haiku written by my partner, Ethan Zierke and attempt to illustrate it in a photo. I plan to useÂ instant photos taken on my Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 90 Neo ClassicÂ because I rarely get my film shot, developed, and scanned on a weekly basis.
I will be illustrating the following four in January:
Jan. 1-7:Â Poets toss rotting
books from knotted shelves to fro-
Jan. 8-14:Â A new snow dusting
Above old fixtures rusting
Long live frozen towns
Jan. 15-21: the quiet surrounds:
swallowing sounds, each louder
than my heart expounds
Jan. 22-28: impossible, yes,
the silence cannot listen:
what is there to say?
Jan. 29-Feb. 4: everything is there
and nothing at all; let the
taboo fruit tree fall
Feb. 5-11: the beads of sweat roll
like pearls across mirrored plates:
severed heads of fear
Feb. 12-18: the fruitless dreamscape
buries the rediscovered
paths, past and future
Feb. 19-25: I am not mindless:
I left my mind at home
for you to sustain.
Feb. 26-March 4: Love and passion are
concealed by confused hunger:
a futile attempt
March 5-11: love teeters on the
edge of your bathroom sink where
mirrors hold my heart
Check my Instagram for weekly updates. I will be posting monthly updates here on my blog.