story#35: Imperfect Picture


I don’t mistrust reality, of which I know next to nothing. I mistrust the picture of reality conveyed to us by our senses, which is imperfect and circumscribed.

- Gerhard Richter

story#34: What is this?


2013 © Tone Bringsdal 

"Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer."

- Norman Mailer

story#33: I found it


Jean Lafitte’s Barataria Preserve, Louisiana, 2011 © Tone Bringsdal

"In a valley hides a town called Tupelo."

- Nick Cave

story#32: Illegality


"Guidelines are better than rules, but breaking rules is far more fun than not following guidelines."

2012 © Tone Bringsdal 

story#31: Time Will Crawl


                                                             2012 © Tone Bringsdal 

“Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.”

- Max Frisch

story#30: Life

Beneath metro Jaurès, Paris © Tone Bringsdal 2012

"What is important in life is life, and not the result of it."

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

story#29: Daydreamer


75003 Paris, 2012 © Tone Bringsdal, all rights reserved

"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only by night."

- Edgar Allan Poe

story#28: Looming Quiet

Preview from coming exhibition, 2012 © Tone Bringsdal, all rights reserved

"Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night."

- Rupert Brooke

story#27: Appreciation

Happy birthday, pappa !


Church yard, Mårup, Denmark 2007 © Tone Bringsdal, all rights reserved

"None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots."

- Thurgood Marshall

story#26: Shadowplay


Shadowplay, Mandal 2012 © Tone Bringsdal, all rights reserved.

"To contemplate is to look at shadows."

- Victor Hugo