The greyhound images were created in collaboration with greyhound owners throughout North Carolina. These dogs are retired racers that have made the transition from a life on the tracks to domesticity.
In "Towards a Philosophy of Nature," Robert P. Harrison suggests that, “precisely at the moment when we have overcome the earth and become unearthly in our modes of dwelling…we insist on our kinship with the animal world. We suffer these days from a new form of collective anxiety: species loneliness.” Through my photographs I aim to document the sadness, beauty and humor in these human-animal relationships and examine the ambiguous hierarchy between imposition and tenderness.
Editions of 3
30" x 40"