"Photography is an elegiac art, a twilight art. . . . All photographs are memento mori.
[I]f only Photography could give me a neutral, anatomic body, a body which signifies nothing. Alas, I am doomed by (well-meaning) Photography always to have an expression: my body never finds its zero degree, no one can give it to me (perhaps only my mother? For it is not indifference which erases the weight of the image -- the Photograph always turns you into a criminal type, wanted by the police -- but love, extreme love).
"Photographs really are experience captured, and the camera is the ideal arm of consciousness in its acquisitive mood.