Sometimes Random Chance Needs Help

Midnight // When I decided to share this quiet year-long project on noisy Instagram, I was several walks in and hadn’t thought to photograph the early walks. I decided to go back and re-do them so there would be a tidy matching set of posts for all 24 hours. Midnight was one of these requiring a do-over. 12 a.m. is an auspicious hour when things both end and begin. It seemed fitting to hold it until the final walk, a schedule that fell on the midnight few can ignore, New Years Eve.

The “three two one” that wound up collaged between Katherine’s line work and Kristin’s movement notation was the final scream of 2018.

One of 24 posts inspired by Half/Life, which remains on view at H-Space in Washington, DC through October 31, 2019. Contact Erik to schedule a visit. Paintings and zine on sale now in the Future Cartographic shop.

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By Erik Moe

Erik Moe is a writer and artist based in Washington, D.C. and the founder and Chief of Expeditions at Future Cartographic.