Memoirs from the Evanescent (2023- )Skip to Images ↓
In Japan, the crane (Tsuru) is a magical bird that mates for life and is said to live for a thousand years. In the Great Plains, more than 400,000 migrating Sandhill cranes stop along the Platte River in spring. Thus, the bird has meaning for many beyond Japan and the Great Plains, but for those who reside near the Platte River, this spring migration is a further reminder of humans' place in the wider natural world, as well as its fragility. If we consider the nature of nature, it is defined by the momentary, and in this new, ongoing series, I make visible the tension between the unseen and the momentary in the natural world using the motion within.