“The Western idea of history can be so seductive, with its promise of adding an extra emotional and spiritual dimension and validation to our limited life; with its ability to brighten the future and the past. It is especially attractive when you imagine yourself to be on its right side, and see yourself … as part of an onward march of progress. To have faith in one’s history is to infuse hope into the most inert landscape …”
Pankaj Mishra. An End To Suffering: The Buddha in the World. London: Picador, 2004, p. 84.
These photographs were taken in King’s Cross and Surrey Hills, Sydney on a four megapixel Casio QV-R40 digital camera. Shooting only 72dpi jpg, the size of the images are 640 x 480 pixels and the file size under 1Mb, making them incredibly small files.
40 images in the series
© Marcus Bunyan
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