|The Collection, copyright Jennifer Geisert|
Another thing I've had an interest in is collecting vintage photographs. These are memories that no one remembers anymore, taken completely out of context. The faces and period dress make me wonder what was happening in the frame, and who the people were.
|My Grandfather, Italy|
I've always wondered what would happen if we assigned new memories to these photographs, what sort of meaning we could give them. The possibilities are absolutely endless. So when I was in the bookstore the other day and found Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, I was intrigued. When I flipped through and found the text peppered with strange, haunting photographs, I was hooked.
|Written by Ransom Riggs|
Anyway, I've been inspired to add to my collection of vintage pics. Here are some of my finds:
So many posibilities...the artist in me is excited!