''Blake said, 'The eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted
to learn from the crow,''' Jarmusch recited, as if this explained the
heartache of a good movie going unseen. He stared a second. ''I'd like
to own a crow,'' he said. ''I think that would be an excellent pet.''
With the first serve, the little ball was shot at full speed. It was intercepted by the hardest opponents that a ping-pong player can have. Beings of all shapes, colors and nationalities march around the stadium. Each one with its peculiar technique makes all games unique. There´s no need to say that none of them likes to respect the rules, when the game they play is the one that people like. Their magical trowels give back impossible balls. Long days are passing and the balls bounce from here to there forming strange figures. Finally, the referee stops the game with the final toot and falls exhausted on an immoral break. It´s time to say to all the teams: This match has reached its end!
In this recent series, the photographer explores
a new theme in his work: the pageantry of difference. These photographs
are the result of ten-day journey he undertook with a group of
travelling minstrels and their entourage of animals: three hyenas, two
pythons and four monkeys.
Link to Pieter's site Link to high res images at ShowStudio Link to background story