Ethan Levitas, "Untitled / This is just to say", 2005, Chromogenic print

Ethan Levitas, “Untitled / This is just to say”, 2005, Chromogenic print

Ethan Levitas

This is just to say

something about movement, about motion and moment,
and battered steel in the afternoon;

something about frozen faces and public spaces,
about traces of poems passed, and the desperation
of intersecting introspection;

something about pressed flesh and violence,
etched in glass and bright with light, proof
the smolder of a summer thunder;

something about being mystified by certain circumstances
that always bring me back for you.

A 1993 graduate of Cornell University, Ethan Levitas went on to study photography at the International Center for Photography in NYC in 1994 and 1995. His work has been shown in the United States at Performance Space 122 (PS 122) in NYC, the Tempe Arts Center in Phoenix, Consulate General of Japan in NYC, the University of Connecticut Art Gallery, and extensively throughout Japan. Ethan is the recipient of the 2005 Photo District News Annual Photo award, a 2002 New York Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, and two project grants from the Japan-US Friendship Commission and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.

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