“The images were made on a road trip across the US in 2010, a modern day pilgrimage for many of my generation that have grown up with so much influence from American cinema and literature.
“I embarked on the journey with a head full of eclectic voices from 20th Century American musings. Wolfe, Thompson, Kerouac, Fitzgerald and Hemingway all helped create a looking glass through which I viewed the country. This was an entirely personal project, free of any constraints or real solid agenda. I was simply recording what I found.
“Partly due to the mixed voices and narratives I’d been reading I decided to shoot it on multiple formats – 35mm, medium format, film, digital, and I was guided more by emotion and intuition than a distinct message or statement.
“Last year I went back and worked on a collaborative project centered on Las Vegas, the recession and the American Dream, which is soon to be published. I would love to go back and do more personal work in America, I find it a fascinating place to work with, as it generally has a very honest and receptive population. It feels like a country at a crossroads with it’s supremacy and standing on the world stage, starting to be questioned from the outside, which in turn has lead (it seems) to much questioning and soul searching from within.”
To see the complete project with captions you can find it on Greg’s website.