Wide Eyed departs from a reactionary response to my surroundings, grounded in a sense of wonder and awe.
It is approached with the spirit of the wanderer and emphasizes democracy within the project structure. Wide Eyed persists as the undercurrent of my entire photographic process, bridging the gaps between more pointed investigations.
As a result, this project avoids specificity in content and conceptual motivations. Rather, it functions more analogously to an archive, a database, a repository for meditations, glimpses and passing thoughts about my relationship to anything I may encounter.
Wide Eyed is intended to be a breathing body of images; a space to bounce and veer and double back while maintaining the sensation of being in a place of familiarity without specificity.
— Jon Horvath
captured moments of surreal dislocation as she traveled on the Trans Siberian Railway in the dead of winter. She savored her trip across seven time zones by taking "lo-fi" photos with her point-and-shoot camera.
China's Yellow River is the country's cradle of civilization, a site of ferocious annual flooding and a marker of the land's astoundingly rapid transformation.
A photographic voyage from the far south to the far north of the American continents — jam-packed with insights, impressions, stories, and fact-filled graphics.
Everything is a mystery in this novel-length nearly wordless artist's book by— and there is probably no unraveling the mystery except to experience it with pleasure. An incongruous sequence of black-and-white images seem like perfectly placed notes in a pleasingly discordant silent symphony.