Arroyo Teardrop (2015-2018)
In New Mexico flash floods are common, often washing dirt through what locals refer to as an “Arroyo” or dry creek bed. At times these creek beds overflow and water escapes in all directions. Often, we refer to photographs as momentary. They exist until they don’t anymore. Not unlike the dry matter that exists in the arroyo itself before the monsoon washes everything into oblivion.
All the photographs contained in “Arroyo Teardrop” are documents recorded before they were washed away. Taken over the span of three years, “Arroyo Teardrop” is a collection of images documenting my everyday existence. The mundane to the spectacular, the intimate and bold. A focused look at a single drop of water in the flash flood that roars through the arroyo itself.