From a series of images depicting the less glamorized, behind the scenes aspects of a rodeo event. Western culture and traditions are simplified into anonymous faces, relaxed body language, gestures, apparel, and iconic backgrounds. Despite the lack of detailed information, the characters, their lives, and dreams are still evident.
The artistic interpretation of these images gives the viewer a glimpse into the preparations and endless waiting before the rodeo’s competitive performances. The visual elements have been abstracted but are still immediately recognizable. There are many great action images of events and I attempted to do something different