I interpret sense of place as the experience of the human body in a landscape, the effect of the real environment on one’s emotional landscape, the intersection of the human heart with the natural world.”  - Janisse Ray, writer and environmental activist. 
This ongoing project is a personal attempt to find a sense of place within the landscape of the Southeast of the United States. It is less about framing a physical place and proposing a pleasing aesthetic representation than looking for an emotional response to it.  It is a journey punctuated by moments of both serendipity and uneasiness as I know these landscapes are charged with history. I am not native of this land and after many years lived in this part of the United States, I am still fighting a sense of alienation, a feeling of not "belonging to this place." These entangled woods and forests fighting the plight of invasives are the natural metaphor of my conflicted mind.
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