Allergic to Lilacs Allergic to Lilacs (2016) Before there were these photographs, there was a word – intimacy – and an unexpressed well of emotions tied to it. The push-pull of imperfect relationships. The myth of the ideal. And, though i would have denied it, my relationship with myself. With this new body of work I give myself permission to see myself, literally and figuratively, in my pictures. To see what they bare. And to let pictures make more pictures.