The Commute is a relatively recent form of travel. Suburbia and Exurbia ever expanding into spaces designed to accommodate this transfer; the journey has become a formality. This project seeks to see through the eyes of the Commuter and engage with the sense of loss his/her daily predicament engenders. The Commute is time lost; an ellipsis. No memoir, no matter how encyclopaedic, would dare to record the minutiae of such a journey. By virtue of repetition, it ceases to register.
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).