Dark Matter, Dark Day
Yesterday marked a new high in the death toll in the US from COVID-19 (nearly 4,000), alongside a new low in the history of American democracy. I decided that this focus-stacked macro image, Dark Matter, expressed both events by depicting the chaos, uncertainty, and turbulence in the road ahead.
Copyright © 2021 Steven Bennett
Steve Bennett is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based visual artist. He began taking photographs more than 40 years ago, in the age of film, and transitioned to digital photography in the late 90s. Today, in addition to taking and making traditional street, macro, and landscape photographs, he creates photo-based abstract composites designed to take viewers on fanciful flights of the imagination through virtual realms. His work has been displayed in numerous juried exhibitions, and at Google’s Kendall Square, Cambridge offices as well as various technology, biotech, and financial service companies in the Boston area.