One cannot...

One cannot both experience and document something at the same time. This crisis, of having to choose either experience or the document of it, has been one that surfaces throughout my life in art. As a photographer, do I ‘experience’ less because I ‘document’ more? Is the experience more valuable than documentation? And how do we understand the experience of making documents?

Eric William Carroll, ‘The Crisis Of Experience’, 2009

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