I’ve always been interested in the magic and chaos that can happen in the darkroom when you have only a very loose grip on it’s many variables. I began to realize that by working with water and light, I was thinking about their symbolic meanings: as a source of life, a vehicle of cleansing, and a center of regeneration. The process of immersing the paper in water began to act as a metaphor for my own immersion in the studio; unpredictable, chaotic, and beautiful.