Des Abends
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"When I'm traveling and staying in some new place, I have woken up in the middle of the night and have no idea where I am"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“It was like my body had an internal compass, somehow thought it was home"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"that it was back in it's nest, but I wasn't"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"I was missing the anonymity that comes with being 1 person in 8 million back in New York"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"Did you drive in?"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"I like to walk"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“Let me give you a lift back”
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"I was grateful"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“I stayed. It’s been years”
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"Suddenly, she was just gone"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"Feeling pain invade me on all sides, I sat down and wept"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"I wanted neither of these scenarios to happen and worried about it like she was still here, like it was an option"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"I saw it and I knew it was important to me somehow, I knew it meant something"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"Several changes of day and night passed, and the orb of night had greatly lessened, when I began to distinguish my sensations from each other"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“Frightened me into silence again”
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
"The youth and his companion had each of them several names, but the old man had only one, which was father"
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“What I knew was fading, the moon as I knew up until now would soon just become an object in the sky with no meaning, a round bright light white thing”
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“My universe now was only the present, and being in the present, and the sensations of the present”
Summer McCorkle Des Abends
“Yesterday it rained, washing away the white frostiness on the trees”

des abends 
2020, 14:07
HD video, 16mm film and 35 mm black & white slide still film to digital transfer
All gallery installation images courtesy of Smack Mellon
Photo: Etienne Frossard