“I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.”
Image: Neta Dror
Words: the ever ponderable Henry David Thoreau whose guidance I always try and fail to live by...
“We can express our feelings regarding the world around us either by poetic or by descriptive means. I prefer to express myself metaphorically. Let me stress: metaphorically, not symbolically. A symbol contains within itself a definite meaning, certain intellectual formula, while metaphor is an image. An image possessing the same distinguishing features as the world it represents. An image — as opposed to a symbol — is indefinite in meaning. One cannot speak of the infinite world by applying tools that are definite and finite. We can analyse the formula that constitutes a symbol, while metaphor is a being-within-itself, it's a monomial. It falls apart at any attempt of touching it. ”and this:
“When less than everything has been said about a subject, you can still think on further. The alternative is for the audience to be presented with a final deduction (...) no effort on their part.and this:
What can it mean to them when they have not shared with the author the misery and joy of bringing an image into being?”
“I am only interested in the views of two people: one is called Bresson and one called Bergman.”7. I love this polaroid in particular, among his many beautiful polaroids: