"Walking Camera I, Jimmy the Camera (Color)" (1987)

"Walking Camera I, Jimmy the Camera (Color)," 1987
Cibachrome print, 64 x 46 inches.
© Laurie Simmons, courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York.

"The first one that I shot was the camera that I borrowed from the Museum of the Moving Image. I placed it on my friend Jimmy DeSana, who taught me about photography. It seemed so fitting to put the camera on top of him, put him in a pair of white tights, and photograph him as Jimmy the Camera."

- Laurie Simmons

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