Photography is a tool for me to create a visual record that stands as a testimony for conservation and meaningful modifications in our epistemology. It is a means to show the sequential relations within the notions of man and nature, object and subject, and affords me a perception between the ideas of vision, thought, and sensation. Photography is where the worlds of human and machine, imagination and instrument, art and agency come together to collectively compose a shift in everyday consciousness. It is my hope that my photographs can instill in people the same emotions I feel when taking them – whether the portrait of an endangered species or a relic of our shared history, I hope that the images I put forward can be the seed for that shift in consciousness.
The name Bindi comes from my dog, whose name means “point of origin” in Sanskrit. I hope some of these images can be a point of origin toward conservation thinking and action. I also have a photo blog at Alexis Meyer Photography detailing my adventures in conservation work and photography.