The bedsheets take flight c Penny Clare 2013

Out of Darkness Comes Light – mysteriously beautiful photographs from a bedbound sufferer
By Penny Clare

“I was mostly confined to bed in a dark room – for years, and years, and years.

At some point, in this isolated sea, I started taking photos. From my bed, in the dark. And my relationship to my illness and circumstances took on a different meaning and found creative expression. It was my way of creating movement…”

Continue reading the full essay on Phoenix Rising.

 


1 Comment

Tony Whitehead · January 7, 2014 at 9:08 pm

Hi Penny … Chris Dooks shared your work … I love these images, fascinating and beautiful, thanks so much for sharing, Tony

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