"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." - Pablo Picasso
"Jim, I just lost my planet. I am emotionally compromised.”
This is what happens when bullets hit things.
Photographer Deborah Bay doesn’t want to detail her own gun control views: “I think it’s up to the viewer to interpret the work,” she says. But the photographer does ask us to “realize the impact any of these bullets would have on muscle and bone,” and to appreciate how pervasive guns have become in America.
“I use light as a material to work the medium of perception, basically the work really has no object because perception is the object. And there is no image because I am not interested in associative thought.”