Published in the inaugural issue of Sequentials as a meta-ideologizing (a la Chela Sandoval) response to 1) the position that postmodernity destroys the possibility of meaning, 2) the binary opposition of surface and depth, and 3) the equation of meaning and depth, which presupposes an essentialist definition of meaning.
Photo taken in Washington, D.C. in March 2012 while attending a PCA/ACA convention. Significantly, had my friend Melinda not pointed her out, this photo would not exist. She has a good eye.
The lush tasseled velvet and sheer satin curtains parting slightly to offer a partial view of several entirely closed and blind-hung windows suggest ironic correlations between both sight and blindness and the feeling and/or appearance of safety depending who is doing the looking.
Photo taken in New Orleans, LA in April 2014.