Roadside memorials mark geographical points of departure in a landscape that is generally devoid of real human interaction or activity. We pass them at sixty miles an hour, sometimes glancing back, but are never afforded the time to actually see them. This project is about slowing down.
—Phillip March Jones discussing his new book, ‘Points of Departure: Roadside Memorial Portraits’
(photo via + more pics: A few questions with Phillip March Jones | Creative Loafing Atlanta)