Domestic Wilderness

Darren Rigo

In Domestic Wilderness, Rigo examines the indelible impression that humankind makes upon nature. Evidence of the figure’s intervention within the landscape is layered into each photograph. The images become as much about what is not included in the frame as what is. By presenting the ground absent of the figure, the two are positioned as equals. Humankind cannot exist without nature and likewise, the figure cannot exist without the ground.