Andrew Zornoza's Where I Stay reviewed at Hyperallergic

 

zornoza-stay-550wAt the art mag Hyperallergic, Allison Meier’s “I’ve Lost Pieces of Things I Want To Remember: Using Photography As Memory” reviews Andrew Zornoza’s Where I Stay (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2009).

“A really strange and beautiful use of photography in experimental literature,” writes Meier, Where I Stay is “compact prose set to the rhythm of poetry,” a “both spare and sprawling interpretation” of “dislocated loneliness in being unmoored, in drifting away from connections and places until you become stuck somewhere again.”

Adds Meier:

While the photographs are often striking glimpses of a worn down American landscape like those Arthur Rothstein and Walker Evans sent back from the front lines of the Great Depression, it’s really Zornoza’s brief, but brutally complex, writing that compels you to keep tracing this journey to nowhere.

Read the rest, at “I’ve Lost Pieces of Things I Want To Remember: Using Photography As Memory