The Firesuit Series (12 images)

A friend gave me a firefighting suit in the mid 1990's. It fascinated me, but I had no idea what I might do with it, so it followed me around for years in a trunk. In the winter of 2002, I stuffed the suit into the back of my car and set off with my cameras for the Southwest. I would ask strangers to pose in the suit, and make humorous images of man-in-landscape. By the time I had been on the road two days, I was convinced the idea was madness, and deeply doubted my own sanity in beginning...
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