For Gego, her work is based on the line. She took this idea from Paul Klee. For him, the line was a dot going for a walk. I wanted to draw a line into the film, a thread with all the protagonists, so I asked them all to wear white and also to read the Gego quotes in different languages.
In this way, photography is part of my spiritual practice, not spiritual in a special way, but in a very ordinary way, just simply being with whatever is. My teacher speaks about meditation not as meditating on something but being with. I find this to be an incredibly helpful instruction.
It’s spring here in France, and flower trees have started to bloom. Spring blossoms, a perennial source of metaphor, conjure up associations with new growth. According to a well-received tradition, they might also present a parable for transmission of spiritual realization.