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The Visual Philosopher Speaks...Matt Wade is known around here as citizenfour. :iconcitizenfour: He presents images (and a sensibility) that challenge us to question things...like life and meaning.The Visual Philosopher Speaks... by johnpaulthornton
Question 1: Matt, "Totally RANDOM" is how a friend described your photos. I said that your work is quite the opposite of "random". Who has it right?
One might get the impression from my deviantArt gallery that my work is fairly random. But then again, if you believe there is order in chaos, it hardly is. I'm not a big believer in making long, banal series of images necessarily just to prove to some higher-up-than-me art snob that I understand the nature of a stone. If I can capture the nature of that stone in one or two images, the series is complete and I can move on.
That being said, I do have medium to large bodies of consistent work carried out over months or years. I don't use deviantArt to showcase most of that work. I use it as a test-bed for experiments, often one-offs, to g