The Giants Died Where They First Began

Treston Chee


This story is told by giants. This story is for giants. This story is of giants.

‘There were giants. Giants who could see the sunrise before those below them. Giants who looked up and never down. Giants who were coloured by memories of the sun. Giants who were heard across lands, but never spoke.

At dawn they slept. At dusk they woke.

One night the giants were given a choice. To either have knowledge or wisdom. Knowledge would give them the ability to stay young forever. Wisdom would give them the ability to become old and die.
The giants died where they first began. Leaving behind their bodies which stand high, reflect history of colors, and hold wisdom.

These are the giants.’


Digital photographs
Diablo Canyon, 2021

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