I knew I wanted to do a drawing of Red when I got into my studio today. For me, making a drawing of something is another way of getting to know it. I have to pay attention to the important details that makes that being or object uniquely what it is. Red has long legs, a thick neck and chest, and a fox’s tail. I have no idea what else I’ll do with this if anything. I just had to do it.
Then I took a Polaroid of the drawing and put it on the shelf above my altar. The Polaroid makes me see the drawing in a new way. It becomes an object, a fetish. Now it exists in three different forms. The original, the Polaroid and as a part of this photo.