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Hudson River Project

“Who looks upon a river in a meditative hour and is not reminded of the flux of all things?” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature For a little over a year I’ve been gathering images and ideas for this work. No official title yet. For time being it is a work in progress aka the Hudson…

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Walking in Wilson

All images above © Monika Sosnowski More images and words to follow. For now just these three photographs from my recent trip to Wilson, NC.  Why these three? They resonate for me the range of thoughts and emotions experienced during those brief few days. Can’t fully articulate yet, but maybe the images speak for themselves….

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Yonkers

Images above © Monika Sosnowski I wanted to add a poem here, but couldn’t find one even though I reached to some of my favorite poets. Before that, I contemplated writing about how today’s weather reminded me of that first summer after we moved into our new life. I know it’s only the very beginning…

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Sequencing of images – tbd

My Mother/Myself: a Tale of Two Christmases © Monika Sosnowski I wanted to write a post about sequencing images – particularly when displayed online. This morning I remembered that I’ve also been meaning to write about language, write more about being bilingual. I was reminded of that when I called out to my dog Ruby….

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Photographs as a map

  That day in Warsaw I met with my namesake, a woman of great intellect and sensibility, the philosopher Monika M. We had coffee and shared a pastry, briefly discussed my visit to her class at the Art Academy, her work, my work. I showed her a book I received as a gift maybe the…

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Poetry is evidence –

Poetry is evidence. One must start somewhere. Few days ago the question emerged again: “How to live?” And before that, couple of months ago, it happened in Polish: “Jak żyć?” Being bilingual has its advantages, but living in translation day in and day out sometimes makes for a total lack of words.  Language. Spoken language….

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Evidence

Perhaps because it snowed yesterday and people responded with a blizzard of pictures on social media – as evidence that the meteorological phenomenon of snow still exists, I recalled the image above. It was taken few years ago after a long night during which a gazillion of flakes blanketed everything in sight. It happened so…

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Joy & Love on Sunday Morning (Part 1)

On a recent Sunday morning I had the pleasure to photograph a family gathering on Long Island. Four generations together for the occasion of celebrating the youngest one’s first birthday.  A generosity of joy and love all around.  A family wonderland. Here’s the first part of some awesome moments. Stay tuned for part two post….

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