There was no explanation

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I just really don’t have any idea what this was all about. There’s not one thing there that makes the least bit of sense to me.

(UPDATE: the chairs, lamp, and table are gone. Only the curtains remain.)

(UPDATE, updated: My friend Ron is Facebook friends with an woman named Terry Gilmore Fritz, who did the installation as part of a photography class. According to Ron, she set it up so passsersby could “shoot people while in the scene.” So it totally makes sense that I saw it, stopped, and made photos without people. That’s comforting, somehow.)

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 12.4.2015

Posted on December 9, 2015, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. I’m sure you understand… it’s so hard to find roadside curtains that go with the décor…

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  2. Difficult to say what was going on the lives of those who created this, it’s a fun thing to see though. We never know what other people’s ‘story’ is do we.

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  3. Someone else’s photo shoot??

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  4. I like the mystery! I love that it doesn’t make sense. I love that you captured this unknown story.

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  5. Theater of the absurd?

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  6. mmmhh … this tickles my imagination that has not resonated for some long time, should I write a mini spot story about it ?

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    • Vera – it makes me happy that the image sparked your imagination (or as you said, tickled it, which is a MUCH better phrase!), and I would encourage you to work on a story…let me know how it turns out!

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      • Hi Melinda, I sent you a first draft of something that I wrote about this image. Considering the season, however, I decided that it ought to be posted at some other time, in January. I will get back in touch next month.
        In the meantime I wish you the happiest and most photographic holidays! I also thank you for keeping me on my toes with your unusual creativity in the photo you post.

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      • Vera – I am so happy that my photos help keep you on your toes!

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