Totems, and other assemblages (1986-present)
Beginning with the long-held belief in the connectedness of all things, these works acknowledge the connections, presenting linkage between the personal and the political, investigating our place in the wider world.
From 1986 to the present, much of my work has taken the form of photographic assemblage. These large-scale works draw together disparate images into a larger whole, metaphorically exploring themes of the political and the personal.
A comprehensive consideration of this work- "Lewis Koch: Totems and other Photo-assemblage" by art historian James Hugunin: http://www.uturn.org/Reviews/KochTotems.pdf
The illustrated essay is also available in a bound print-on-demand edition: (hardcover-) https://www.blurb.com/b/10240653-lewis-koch-totems-and-other-photo-assemblage-hard, or (softcover-) https://www.blurb.com/b/10240587-lewis-koch-totems-and-other-photo-assemblage-soft