George, Madrid 2004 Walking on a Friday night with John the Nigerian and George from Sierra Leone. Jaunty, bouncing down the bright slope lit in the glare of numerous headlights. There are no shadows. It seems Madrid is a city without shadows, whether violently over-exposed in the long sharp daylight or blanketed in electric night,… Read More gran via, 2004
Sometimes it is wonderful to go for a (moon)walk by yourself through the night city.
images courtesy of today’s New York Times
Edward Steichen, Flatiron, 1904-9
Escaping her disgust with herself, she walks out into the night to haunt a familiar tea room—to meet a familiar stranger. An encounter with the stranger, her lover, who asks her to stay here in Hiroshima is the beginning of a slow walk through the empty streets of the night city. He’s going to kiss… Read More screen memory