Adam Davies

Introductory Quote

The pictures bear a trace of something a bit uncanny, because the places they depict are quietly but insistently someplace else – or at least the threshold to someplace else … maybe a little magical, maybe a little cursed.

— David Tompkins

Portfolio

Salt Earth, Pecos pigment print 102 × 127 cm 40" × 50" 2009
West Texan desert landscape and abandoned farming equipment after a rainstorm, this area has extremely elevated salt levels in the soil inhibiting growth and the puddles of water bring up the white, silvery salt particles to the surface.
Lighting Storm, Marfa pigment print 102 × 127 cm 40" × 50" 2009
Lighting storm in Marfa, Texas. On the horizon on the right is the smoke from a brushfire that was ignited by the lightning.
Hospital, Marfa pigment print 102 × 127 cm 40" × 50" 2009
The abandoned walls of an old military hospital in Marfa, Texas, built prior to World War II.
Church, Ruidosa pigment print 102 × 127 cm 40" × 50" 2009
Interior of old adobe church in Ruidosa, Texas, unusual because of the arched doorways. Historic graffiti scratched into the walls.
Divide, Fort Davis pigment print 127 × 102 cm 50" × 40" 2009
Vertical landscape bisected by elevated highway. The highway divides the picture between the water and greenery below and the dry desert landscape above.
Burn, Valentine pigment print 102 × 127 cm 40" × 50" 2009
The burnt landscape of field damaged by brushfire from a lightning strike. Melted plastic cattle trough on the right of the picture.