Author: psaugust

Edward

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photography / Portraits

It’s almost six o’clock and the sun is about to set upon us. We’re in this space between a wall of wood beams and Ed is unpacking his gear. I’m setting my tripod and taking test shots and I’m not sure if he notices, but I watch him as he dons his black suit on and lays out the white pieces. It’s sort of a clusterfuck at this moment, as time and sunlight is pressuring […]

Slowly…

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art / video

I’ve been thinking about memories lately and thoughts of where I was about fifteen years ago are prevalent as I watch these videos from Mike Shinoda. Fifteen years ago, I was a senior in high school and still very much confused about my future. One thing I was sure about and have always been is the fact that art had to be part of my life or else I wouldn’t be able to function properly. […]

25 years is a long time

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photography / recollections

This patch of pampas grass caught my eye as I was driving through parts of downtown today. It reminded me of my childhood when we would use the stalks to play sword fight with one another. In my dreams, sometimes, pampas grass is overgrown and there is a tall abandoned brick building where we used to play together. The four of us, running through the fields of tall grass, a tornado looming in the distant… […]

snow day

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Houston / photography

The second time it snowed in past few months here in Houston. Not one to be stuck inside with cabin fever, I took a stroll down the neighborhood and that eventually led to a drive through downtown, visiting my favorite haunts and discovering more hidden spots. This town is perfect when it’s desolate on days like this.

sound, light, visuals

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art / audio

This year seems to be the year of sound and light for me. First, a trip to Marfa and the unforgettable exhibits by Donald Judd and Robert Irwin and a mesmerizing performance by Solange. All the frequent trips downtown, re-experiencing and really taking a closer look at the neighborhoods surrounding me. I am captivated by the lights and the audio and the motions of the city. I’m inspired to re-visit old favorite works from Edward […]