Photography and the Underdetermination of Art Work

I mean my works to mean different things at different times, depending on how I think of them.  This need not mean that I do not mean my works to mean anything at all; I do not think my work allows that kind of radical skepticism.

However, simply by changing the station point from which I view by works through my camera, I change the plane from which I reproduce my works in photographs (do I reproduce them at all?) and also change the picture plane from what is on the ‘ground’ to what you have seen above, herein.   In so doing, I change the form and therefore the content of my works.

When you try to view my works, you see them as photographs.  Moreover, you see photographs.  And I want to say that those photographs typify, support and underdetermine my works.

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~ by Faheem Haider on November 18, 2009.

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