Tag Archives: 2007

When in doubt…

Take a photograph.

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Some of the sights we saw (Missouri)

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Nearing the end of the road.

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This is Holland is not full.

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The parable of the fig tree and some grain elevators to add more grist for Charles theory mill.

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Some of the people we met (in St. Louis)

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Juan William Chavez, artist and director of Boots Contemporary Art Space.

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Brandon Anschultz, Bryan Reckamp, Matt Strauss, amongst others, at Boots.

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Paul Ha, Director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.

Some of the sights we saw (Arkansas)

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A Taco Bell/KFC off of I-55.

Some of the sights we saw (Graceland).

Let me preface these photographs with a statement: I have always found the celebration of all things Elvis odd, if not downright creepy. That didn’t stop me from wanting to go to Elvis’s birthplace in Tupelo, and it wasn’t going to stop me from going to Graceland when we were in Memphis. I don’t call it buying into the clichés, I call it cultural tourism. Fortunately Charles and Kerstin needed no convincing.

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There she is, the Mecca of Rock n Roll. They’ll let anyone in, as long as you have 25$.

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Some of the sights we saw (Tennessee)

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Confederate Park, Memphis on the Mississippi.

We’re still not sure why there are 20th century artillery pieces pointing at Arkansas. Perhaps a left over from Bill Clinton’s gubernatorial administration?

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Some of the people we met (in Memphis)

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Hamlett Dobbins, artist and director of Material Art Space.

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Artist Anthony Lee and Pinkney Herbert, artist and director of Marshall Arts.

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Charles and Keirstin, one of the resident artists of Marshall Arts.

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Charles and John Weeden of CODA.

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