If you've ever been to the MySpace page, you know this project began in April 2006. Here's how it got started!
I recently fell in love with photographing still life works. I photographed wine (booze being one of my favorite things) and then asked my friends what other items I should try next.
"Sex toys" was the overwhelming response.
When the thought of compiling vibrators drew some rather unhappy noises of disgust, I thought--hey--why not condoms?
So friends began bringing them by. Trojan, Durex, Lifestyles...the usual suspects.
Then a friend contributes one from a box that harkened back to the day she lost her virginity.
Another friend startles everyone by walking in to a dinner party and upon seeing me, saying "Oh! I forgot the condoms!" (It wasn't THAT kind of party!)
And then my DAD offers up a 40-year-old condom, wrapped in shiny see-through cellophane, from his own adolescence!
So now the condom project is well on its way.
I've got a dozen images ready to go and I'm in the process of printing up cards and a portfolio to take it on the road. Check back to find where my condom pictures and I might show up!
Take a look at the gallery!