Joelle Riffle | Vacation Content

further farther

a collection of images from a road trip through Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. Salt Lake City to Spiral Jetty to Sun Tunnels to Ely, Nevada, to (almost) Double Negative to Valley of Fire State Park to Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon to Flagstaff, Arizona.

built on small victories


a video about a trip from utah to nevada to arizona

to go back and impose stability on a precarious moment. mundane sublime natural beauty flattened into jumpy still frames. what is lost is depth but not perspective. you can look at a full scene from east to west or travel deep into the center point, forward in time and space. tracking who you were when you went in and who you are now that you’ve come out. like fixing your gaze on a stable point when spinning on your toes, you anchor yourself in the moment. not able to see clearly what you’ve traveled in the side view mirror, vibrating threateningly from the gravel path you are not. not able to see the drawing you are making with your presence in the dust.

Los Angeles - Coast Starlight - Seattle

a video about a trip on the train from los angeles to seattle washington