Land of Herzog part 3. Generational land is slipping away as families move away and land is rented, perhaps soon to be sold. I think about centuries before where areas like these are wild and without human footprint. The moment this was drawn we are now looking at a time where smaller stretches of land reflect a century of simpler times. A time when the effort you gave to the Earth for your family you got back, but only what was necessary. Local food wasn’t a hot topic, it was a way of survival. I’m capturing transitioning landscapes like this in pastel to preserve how we can imagine the end of an era, as a span of time being erased. Different than a literal frozen moment a photo gives you on a single day, hour, second.
Pastel with charcoal on large pastel paper.