Shane Lavalette - Who Knows Where the Time Goes

Bus Stop, Haverstraw, NY, 2007 ©Shane Lavalette



Helicopter in Flight, Essex, VT, 2007 ©Shane Lavalette


John, Brooklyn, NY, 2007 © Shane Lavalette

I was looking for articles about
William Eggleston and found Shane's journal - a great find. So I went on and had a look at Shane Lavalette's photography - and there it was! A series of pictures that I fell in love with immediately. It is a project called "Who Knows Where the Time Goes" - to me these picture have some of the magic that you find in really good photography. A sense of time passing in a still photograph - telling us that the moment is everything.

See some more pictures from the series on 591

Shane Lavalette
Born:1987
Lives in: Cambridge, MA, USA
Latest exhibition: Slideluck Potshow XI, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, March 29, 2008
Coming, planned exhibition: Fabric of Reality, William Morris Hunt Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Nov. 5, 2008 – Feb. 15, 2009
Inspiration (photographers): Walker Evans, William Eggleston, Joel Sternfeld, Martin Parr, Mitch Epstein, Stephen Shore, Paul Strand, Larry Sultan, Alec Soth, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Reneke Dijkstra and many others
Inspiration (other): E.E. Cummings, Jean-Luc Godard, The Books
Film, digital or both: Film
Quote: "The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things." - Rainer Maria Rilke
Homepage/contact: www.shanelavalette.com

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