… With full gaze the animal sees the open.
Only our eyes, as if reversed, are like snares
set around it, block the freedom of its going...
- Rainer Marie Rilke, Eight Elegy
Full Gaze is an ongoing project in response to the tendency to personally and culturally distort the past, and the resulting difficulty in understanding the present. Whittled down from a surplus of capture methods and image archives, each piece is a struggle between the seduction of information and its failure to impart knowledge.