noelle mason
I have loved the stars to fondly to be fearful of the night
Maglites, LAPD officer and Police Dog
Mag-lites, LAPD officer and K-9 dog.

I have become increasingly interested in the artificial means by which we extend our ability to see. A flashlight is a simple but powerful tool. Its effects are two fold, to illuminate the subject of its gaze, and to obscure the identity of its user, giving her both the powers of x-ray vision and invisibility. The Mag-lite brand flashlights used by the LAPD has an added feature, its’ durable aluminum alloy shaft doubles as a “nightstick.” In “I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night” Mag-lites are used in the gallery to construct the nine familiar