Scott Norris

Photographer
  
Coastal Netherlands
Location: Sacramento, CA
Nationality: US
Biography: Scott Norris is a fine art photographer and freelance science writer based in Sacramento, CA and Inverness, CA. His photography is the latest stage in a life-long inquiry that has encompassed studies in cultural anthropology, poetry and... read on
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Coastal Netherlands
Credits: scott norris
Date of Work: 12/01/18 - Ongoing
Updated: 05/04/20
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Open series, 2016 - ongoing

On a series of travels in the Netherlands I have been been photographing coastal landscapes, including low-lying areas near but not directly facing the ocean. Locations extend from the Wadden Sea islands and the north coast of Groningen south to Zeeland, and the images include beaches and nature preserves, agricultural lands, urban areas and elements of the famous Dutch flood-control infrastructure. As the images accumulated, I realized that what most intrigues me about these settings is their deeply provisional status. In each of these scenes, one can scarcely view what is "there" without questioning what will become of this place as the planet warms and sea levels rise. Whatever the future holds, the fate of these landscapes lies in the balance between the dangers and protections created by human design.  
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Mediations

By scott norris / Array — In this difficult evolutionary moment it seems to me essential to pay close attention to the powers and..
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Dualities

By scott norris / California — Following my father’s death, I had the disorienting experience of registering his absence from the..
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Conditions

By scott norris — I am interested in the expressive potential of grouped images presented as a single picture. Hybrid images..
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Linearities: Central Valley

By scott norris / California — Interstate 5 appears on the map of California as a straight line connecting north and south. Although it..
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Athens

By Scott Norris / Athens, Greece — A small archive of images taken in Athens, in October 2015. Mostly the walls and empty spaces of a crowded..
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