Everything will be forgotten / Season of mists
2014-15 (selected works)
He found them, decades after they were made: old snapshots of himself, as a child. At first they meant little, but over time they pulled him in. After poring over these small prints for months, Frank Rodick realized "I could use these small photos of a boy in a bath. I knew I could transform these old pictures into something that would use a boy’s pale thin body—my body—to give voice to the manifestation of secrets, eruptions of emotion and intemperance, those violent shadows and longings." These are the images that would become the series of seven pictures called Everything will be forgotten. And, from there, the trio of images—Season of mists—showing himself as a man, a lifetime later. Read the artist's statement here.