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cole caswell
COLE CASWELL PHOTOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATIONS IN ENVIRONMENT, LANDSCAPE, AND GEOGRAPHY









cole caswell

chnology and mobile data are shifting the way we perceive and interact with the world. This technologically influenced perception effects

 

our interactions with the world around us [the landscape] by increasing the speed of one's intake, and by enabling a person to look at numerous landscapes at one time. With an abundance of data one can also view a singular landscape in multiple incommensurable forms. Digital cameras, mobile phones, laptops, GPS etc, simultaneously ask us to consider and engage the landscape’s present state from a radically new technological vantage point of temporal tracings.

Usig technology and mobile data I engage and record the contemporary landscape through a practice, which considers the evolution of the landscapes conditions. Re-appropriated tools, technologies, and systems [GPS tracking systems, multi-perspective sampling procedures, augmented clothing design, and Photographic data collection] help to explore the space between human perception of the land and the land's actual state(s). A constant curiosity in regards to this space pushes my work into an intricate play between social and geological landscape; this exploration is framed within the arc of a historic photographic perception and its contemporary transversal hif




 

cole caswell