“…the life of spirit is not the life that shrinks from death and keeps itself untouched by devastation, but rather the life that endures it and maintains itself in it. It wins its truth only when, in utter dismemberment, it finds itself. It is this power, not as something positive, which closes its eyes to the negative as when we say of something that it is nothing or is false, and then having done with it, turn away and pass on to something else; on the contrary, spirit is this power only by looking the negative in the face, and tarrying with it. This tarrying with the negative is the magical power that converts it into being.”
George Wilhelm Frederich Hegel 1807 ‘Phenomenology of Spirit’, Preface (trans. A. V. Miller 1977), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 10
From The Photographer Who Ansel Adams Called the Anti-Christ.
Adams Peak – Sri Lanka
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Camden Town 1930’s
Evacuee’s during WWII, East End London, 1939.
Lockyer Street, Bermondsey, London 1935.
Milkman on Charing Cross Road, 1935.
A woman and her two daughters roof topping Hillcott House, Haggerston, London 1938.
Shoeshine in London, 1936.
Victoria Station, 1939.
Milk Bar, London, 1935.