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the photography and journalism blog of Ariel Swartley

 

 

 

Up in the Air

August 13, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I like to take pictures when I fly. I like trying to match the wrinkles I see from the sky with the horizons I know from below. The images in the series LAST FLIGHT HOME began on a transatlantic flight in late November, 2019. My seat was in an alcove by an exit door, the flight was smooth, and the attendant didn’t mind me shooting out the door’s w...
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The mountain project, or where I've been keeping my sanity

October 02, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Simple notion: Post a photograph of a mountain every day for a full year. Call it #everydaysamountain. Because, in late 2018, every day was beginning to seem like something to get over. You probably know what I’m talking about. The news was full of suffering, and people being prodded or mocked by those whose job used to be to watch out for them....
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A Season in Point Russe: a #photografic novel

June 26, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A Season in Point Russe is a #photograficnovel. I made up the word. For several years I have been trying to tell stories using both text and images. I could say that I like exploring different ways we connect information dots (In a line, like dominoes?). How we understand a narrative. But really, I’m trying to pull you into another world. You cann...
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"SIGHTED_The Records" Comes True

December 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Clairvoyance? Seems the Department of Defense wants to believe, too. When I wrote Sighted_The Records in 2014, I was imagining a small, under-funded, hole and corner operation in which the government collected and analysed reports of UFO sightings. Turns out, the truth was very near and much, much stranger. According to this week’s headlines, the...
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Red States

March 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A playful series on serious topics. Any resemblance to current politics is wholly intentional. RED STATES began with my reading of Josef Albers’ book, Interaction of Color, which demonstrates that the so-called evidence of our senses is often no evidence at all. #1 How Do I Know (This Tulip Is Red?) “Color,” says Albers, who chaired the...
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