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A bicycler swerves to avoid an oncoming car, person, or bicycle, scraping the metal of the bicycle frame along the wood, raising a corkscrew pattern of the trauma. The accident leaves a slight trace of the effect of transportation. The car driver and bicycle rider zoom off at different speeds in different directions, oblivious of the tiny suspended life form that so narrowly missed destruction. See the cocoon in the shadows below.
The drama of transportation hangs in the air - felt, suspected, but unseen. The spinning of spokes. The hubcap of tire. The dark secret unknown cocoon. Twists of wood and fate and change. That's what it's all about. There's an old saying that the moment of truth is "where the rubber meets the road". Here rubber tires spin on road and path, causing bike to hit wood. If I got it right.
How about seeing the panorama for its own sake (as in "art for art's sake")? Spin in and out. Up and down. Fast and slow. Spend some time at each pole, spinning around the center. Each variety of interaction is a different experience. The visual experience does not have to represent something else. See if you can get into it. Be transported. Let yourself go.
This site is in Deer Lake State Park, Florida (just to the east of #8 on the map). You can see the guard railings in the panorama setting, my DLSP March 2004 WWP entry. After capturing the elements, I returned to the site and photographed a reenactment of the event. See it and related files in the links below.